Build a model London Eye

Build your own model London Eye The London Eye is one of the most memorable features of the London skyline. Your task is to make a fully working model of it! What? I thought you liked a challenge? Okay, this is one of our trickiest activities, so take a deep breath and remember to be […]

Make Gladiator Battle Cards

MAKE GLADIATOR BATTLE CARDS Terrifying fighters. A roaring audience. A gory, stinky fight to the death. Sounds horrid, doesn’t it? Well, believe it or not, gladiator games were incredibly popular in ancient Rome! Whenever one was coming up, the city would be covered in graffiti, giving the date of the show, the names of the […]

Make a Roman Dip Recipe

A POMPEII PARTY The ancient Romans loved their grub, and made the most of any opportunity to eat and drink together. Celebratory feasts were an all-day event. They gave everyone a chance to seriously show off. Guests often bathed in oils before attending a feast. They also wore special loose ‘dinner’ clothes to help them […]

Make Fabulous Festive Wrapping

MAKE FESTIVE WRAPPING PAPER Creating your own wrapping paper is lots of fun, saves money and can be better for the environment! Let’s use our imaginations, prepare stencils, then paint them onto wrapping paper as patterns to make your gifts look simply stunning!    YOU WILL NEED: – Sugar paper (A4, A3 or A1)  – […]

Make a Cosy Christmas Grotto and Pomanders

Make a cosy Christmas grotto! What could be more magical than creating your own Christmas nook to snuggle up in? Harvey wants you to be super inventive and go hunting around your home for bits and pieces to create your own cosy Christmas grotto, fit for Father Christmas himself! The centrepiece will be a bowl […]

Make Paper Star Decorations

MAKE PAPER STARS You might think Calculata and I don’t see eye-to-eye on a lot of things, but you’d be dead wrong! Actually we collaborate all the time, sharing inspiration and ideas and making things together. One of our favourite ways to combine our skills is by making these beautiful paper star ornaments. Why not […]