Idea Space’s treasure trove of free, high-quality art resources for kids, teachers, and community groups are a fun, engaging tool to access arts education to spark creativity and inspire.  Created by experienced artists and educators, they cover a wide range of topics, from drawing and painting, to photography and creative writing.

How to use our free resources:

  • Teachers use them to supplement their art curriculum or to create new and innovative lessons.
  • Parents use them to help their children develop their artistic skills and creativity at home.

  •  Community groups use them to organise arts workshops and activities for their members.
  • Individual artists use them to learn new skills and develop their artistic practice.

Free Resources

Nature has the Answers

Teacher-led resource for KS2. Children learn about climate change, bio-mimicry and climate adaptation. Curricular links: science, art, design, technology, citizenship.
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Make your own colour wheel

Children (primary age) learn about colour theory, mixing primary colours to create secondary colours.
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High Street Design

Activity sheet. Children get to design their perfect local high street, including public art, shop fronts, pocket parks, and social spaces.
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Cann Hall Story Factory

Children (primary age) learn to write a story about their local area. A fun activity touching practising skills in English and local history.
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Tips & tricks on photography

Use your phone to take excellent photos. Learn about rule of thirds (golden ratio), and storytelling through photography.
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