Perpetuating the memory of one of the greatest men of the Victorian age


Free activities for you to do at home. We’ll be adding more activities soon, so keep checking this page!


Festive Activities

Festive Paper Folding Decorations

Let’s Make Stained Glass Paper Angels!

Let’s Make Angel Peg Dolls!

We teamed up with Benjamin Franklin House on their Virtual Children’s Christmas Fair to bring you this activity, you can find the video instructions for the activity below.

Half-term Activities

Let’s Make an Illuminated Letter Inspired by Autumn and William Morris!

Let’s Make a William Morris Bird from Leaves!


Summer Holiday Activities Inspired by the Kelmscott Press

Let’s Make a Miniature Paper Book!

Let’s Learn to Illustrate! A Page Border

Let’s Make a Tag!


Half-term Activities

Let’s Learn to Illustrate! Weeds growing in cracks in the pavement

Let’s Make Embroidered Cards!


Easter Activities

Let’s Make A Spring Flower Basket!

Let’s Make Naturally Dyed Eggs!

Let’s Learn to Illustrate! Tulips


Family Activities

Let’s Make a Paper Loom! 

Once you’ve made your loom, have a go at the next two activities below.

Weaving with Paper: Let’s Make a Chequerboard Pattern!

Weaving with Paper: Let’s Make a Flower Design!

Let’s Make a Sunflower!

Let’s Make a Mobile!

Let’s Make Tissue Paper Flowers


Let’s make a Stained Glass Vase!


Colouring Sheets

Print out and create your own colourful version of these designs. Which colours will you choose?

Artichoke colouring sheet   

Artichoke, designed by Morris & Co. Head Designer John Henry Dearle in 1889.

Brother Rabbit, designed by William Morris in 1882. Can you spot the birds in this picture too?

Grafton, designed by William Morris in 1883.

Jasmine, design for wallpaper created by William Morris in 1872.