Early Years

Browse from our selection of museum workshops below. Don’t forget you can always extend your visit at the museum by adding a bolt on craft activity

Our hands-on museum workshops last approximately 1 hour 30 minutes and are based in our Learning Space here at the Huguenot Museum. All workshops will include use of our handling collection. If you are interested in pre or post visit outreach sessions do call 01634 789347 for more information.

Perfect Patterns: Early Years

What is a pattern and how are they used? Do you see patterns in nature? Seeking inspiration from Huguenot silks learn how patterns were made and used and have a go at creating your own silk pattern.

Teacher’s Notes: Perfect Patterns (PDF)
Curriculum Links: Maths, Design and Technology, Art, History

Elmer and the Hippos: Early Years

The Hippos are forced to live with Elmer and his friends. Why did the Hippos have to move and why were the elephants unhappy about them living with them. Using the Elmer story we will introduce the topic of refugees and being forced to leave your home.

Teacher’s Notes: Elmer and the Hippos (PDF)
Curriculum Links: Citizenship, English, History, Families


Looking for something we haven’t listed? Call 01634 789347 or email director@huguenotmuseum.org to discuss your requirements.


Some of our workshops may also be run as outreach sessions. If you are interested in outreach sessions do take a look at our bolt on crafts  and our Arts Awards  as these can also be offered as outreach. Call o 01634 789347 or email director@huguenotmuseum.org to discuss your requirements.