families Free, drop-in

Create and Make

Each month, and during school holidays, the Design Museum holds a drop-in activity for families inspired by the museum and its exhibitions. These informal sessions focus on light-touch design and making activities for families with children aged 5–11. Come along and become a designer!

Create and Make at Home

Enjoy a family Create and Make workshop at home.

Download the worksheets to create your own design project.

What's On


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Create and Make: Puppetry

Make your own puppet inspired by Walter Van Beirendonck’s puppet costumes for ‘The Magic Flute’.

Create and Make: DIY musical Instruments

Use your instruments to create sounds and play simple tunes.

Create and Make: DJ Masks

Create your own DJ mask inspired by the exhibition Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers.

Create + Make: Paper Sneakers

Design your own paper shoe and make your own colourful shoelace inspired by the exhibition Sneakers Unboxed.

Further Information

Suitable for families with children aged 5-11 years.
FREE, drop-in
Parents/guardians must remain with their children at all times.
No booking required unless attending as a group of 6 or more children. Please contact Bookings@designmuseum.org
Please read the terms and conditions before attending