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Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey
Museum of farming history and a beautiful old abbey near Cambridge, UK
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Recycling Craft Ideas
We had hoped to be open by the summer holidays and holding our always popular family activity afternoons, but sadly that’s not the case. Instead, our learning volunteers have put together instructions for the crafts they would have made at the museum, so that you can make them at home. This month’s theme is Recycling and how ...
Make your own pomander
In Medieval times, there was a common belief that illnesses such as Ague (malaria) and the Black Death Plague were caused by the smells in the air, so people carried small pouches of aromatic herbs that they could hold to their nose when they encountered a really bad smell. The rich carried theirs in pomanders, ...
Garden crafts to make at home
Our learning volunteers have loved seeing the crafts you’ve come up with so far, so they’ve created another set of instructions for you to make some more at home. The PDF below contains instructions on how to make beautiful suncatchers, wind chimes and a wind spiral. Please continue to share your creations with us on Facebook @Denny.Farmland and Twitter @FarmlandMuseum as ...
Spring crafts to make at home
Our volunteers are really missing the opportunity to hold craft activity afternoons for our younger visitors, so Ros and Ann have put together a fun set of tasks for you to work on at home instead. The PDF below contains instructions on how to make pretty flowers, friendly snails and cute critter bookmarks. Please continue to share ...
Make an Easter Bunny
Our learning volunteer, Ros, was looking forward to making Easter Bunnies with you as part of our family craft afternoons during the Easter Holidays. As we can’t all get together to make these this year, we’ve created some instructions for you to make them yourselves at home instead. There are two PDFs below with instructions. A ...
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Wondering what to do when the school holidays are upon you? Why not come along to our special children’s drop-in holiday activities.
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