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Feeling Colour: Family Art Activities

POSTED: 20 July 2021

Download free activity worksheets and make-along with our instructional videos – suitable for all ages and abilities.

Created by artist Katriona Beales, our Family Art Activity Worksheets are celebrating how colour and light work together! Colours can change the way we feel or remind us of our favourite places, they can even spark-up our imaginations. Use our activity sheets to make your very own light catcher and watch how the colours glow when you put it by a window. Can you cast shadows and reflections by shining a torch through your creation?

The worksheets were made for Autograph’s Family SEND Art Kits, sent out to families with children with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities). We’ve now made them available as free downloads for everyone to enjoy.

Download links for the two worksheets and watch our instructional videos below, showing you how to make a light catcher and use a torch to bring it to life.

Share your family's creations with us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook  💚💜❤️💛


Activity 1: Colour symbolism

Download this worksheet to explore how colours make you feel.


Activity 2: Make a light catcherp

Download this worksheet explaining how to make a light catcher Watch the colours glow once you hang it in a window or shine a torch through it.


make-along videos

Want more?

You can download more (free!) family art activity worksheets here and here.

Read the story about how we built an inclusive workshop programme for families with children with SEND, and continued that work after Covid-19.

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