Resources

OK, it's time to have some fun.

Our Resources pages are chock-a-block with things to do at home, in the classroom and when you pay us a visit. You might want to use the search filter below, to help you find the right activities for your young learners.

Fun with textiles: How to make soft strata

Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson and have a go at making your own soft strata using recycled materials inspired by the earth beneath your feet.

Hands holding a plaster cast object

How to make a Future Fossil

Follow this how to video to make your very own fossil.

Doodle and Draw Rotunda Trail

Spot the artworks and doodle and draw your way round the Rotunda.

Scarborough Art Gallery Sensory Map

This map aims to give a visual representation of Scarborough Art Gallery and help visitors to identify spaces where there may be changes to their sensory experience, supporting them to plan their visit.

Rotunda Museum Visual Story

A visual story for the Rotunda Museum. It aims to explain and describe ‘what will happen’ and ‘what to expect’. It has been written with children with autism in mind, but could also be useful for parents and young adults.

Rotunda Museum Sensory Map

This map of the Rotunda Museum aims to give a visual representation and help visitors to identify spaces where there may be changes to their sensory experience, supporting them to plan their visit.

Scarborough Art Gallery Visual Story

A visual story for Scarborough Art Gallery. It aims to explain and describe ‘what will happen’ and ‘what to expect’. It has been written with children with autism in mind, but could also be useful for parents and young adults.

Cut and Paste: Foraging for Food

Learn about how Stone Age people would find food - use this activity to inspire young hunter-gatherers to search for the pictures, in the classroom or at home.

Cut and Fold: Victorian Bathing Machine

Fancy a dip in the sea? Inspired by our paintings, build, colour and decorate a Victorian bathing machine.

Star Carr: Our Top 5 Objects

A short animation by Savannah Storm looking at our five favourite objects from Star Carr, the important archaeological Stone Age site just outside Scarborough.