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Digital and Online Learning Resources

Find free activities for your classroom and museum. Creative videos, PDF resources and more. Learn how to knit, print, write for wellness and make an elephant!

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    This is a permanent workshop.
    9:00 am – 5:00 pm
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3D tour of The Whitaker

Fancy a look round before you visit? Check out our 3D tour of the whole of The Whitaker.


Elephants at The Whitaker

Aimed at Key stage 1 & 2

Have you met Nellie yet? Nellie is our South Asian baby elephant who is on display in our Natural History gallery. In this video you can have a go at making your own paper elephants. Grab your art materials and join local artist Alison Cooper as she leads you on a creative journey. Have fun and don’t forget to send us your photographs.


Professor Jigget’s Fantastical Field Guide and Activity Pack

Aimed at Early Years, Key Stage 1 & 2

Do the trial, download the activity pack – find out about the magical place that is Whitaker Park and the hidden folk who live there!


Ever fancied learning to Knit?

Aimed at Key stage 2 onwards

Join local legend Janet as she guides you through what you need and how to start.

Your guide to knitting needles
Knitting with Janet

Printing with Alan Birch

Aimed at Key Stage 2 onwards

Local artist Alan Birch demonstrates how you can print by reusing some of your old plastic! You can also book a workshop with Alan – check out our Work with an Artist section of the website.


Writing for Wellness

Aimed at Key Stage 3 onwards

Join Candi Martin for a creative session of journaling. All you need is paper, pad and a pen and about 60 minutes of your time.


A bit of calm for you day

Suitable for all ages

Need a time out? Listen to local birdlife and take a virtual walk around Whitaker Park. Beautiful photographs and birdsong will make you feel like you are there…


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