FREE half term fun for families

A child puts his hand into a paper theatre

Saturday 24-Saturday 31 October

Join us for crafts, storytelling and drama for families all about making do
and mending through the ages. 
Events for families with children aged 0-11. 

Storytelling: A child’s garden
Sat 24 & 27 Oct, 12-12.30pm, 2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pm
A boy creates a flourishing garden in the midst of the Second
World War.
Suggested ages: 5+

Workshop: Woven creations
Sun 25 Oct, 12-1.30pm & 2.30-4pm
Try your hand at finger weaving.
Suggested ages: 5+

Second World War sing-a-long
Mon 26, Thu 29 & Fri 30 Oct, 12-12.30pm, 2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pm
Learn some of the most famous songs of the Second World War.
Suggested ages: 5+

Under 5s: Make a musical instrument
Mon 26, 11-11.45am, 12-12.45pm & 2-2.45pm
Make a musical instrument and create music in the galleries.
Suggested ages: 1-5
Tickets allocated on arrival, one adult per child

Workshop: London’s landmarks recycled
Tue 27 Oct, 12-1.30pm & 2.30-4pm
Explore London’s iconic landmarks in this recycled art workshop.
Suggested ages: 5+

Drop-in: Wartime recipes
Wed 28 Oct, 12-1.30pm & 2.30-4pm
Learn about wartime recipes and create a ration book.
Suggested ages: 5+

Second World War playtime stories
Wed 28 Oct, 12-12.30pm, 2-2.30pm & 3-3.30pm
Find out what children played with during the Second World War.
Suggested ages: 5+

Drop-in: Peg dolls
Thu 29 Oct, 12-1.30pm & 2.30-4pm
Make your very own peg doll like those made by Victorian children.
Suggested ages: 5+

Drop-in: Soap and suds
Fri 30 Oct, 12-1.30pm & 2.30-4pm
Learn how families made their own soap
in the past and create your own.
Suggested ages: 5+

Drop-in: Textured textiles
Sat 31 Oct, 12-1.30pm & 2.30-4pm
Get thrifty with felt and fabric.
Suggested ages: 5+

Find out what free summer holiday events we have planned at the Museum of London Docklands.