Summer holiday activities

Word Explosion

Monday 21 July – Sunday 31 August

Drop in to the Museum for free fun activities during the summer holidays.

Animal Magic
Sensory storytelling for little ones, inspired by well-loved animal tales. Recommended for ages 2-5 years.


Have-a-go sessions that let children get up close to childhood objects, toys or games. For children of all ages.

Telling Tales
Interactive storytelling featuring popular children's tales. Children can help tell the story using sounds, props and actions. For children of all ages.

14.00-16.00 (last admission 15.45)
Art Smarts
Kids can get creative with our drop-in arts and crafts sessions, and make an amazing piece of art inspired by the Museum to take home. For children of all ages.

Activities will run every day of the holidays except when we are holding a special event, so there's always something to do! See Events and activities for details.




Shop online...

Patrick Rylands Cool Cat

The V&A online shop stocks a distinctive and refreshingly different range for children, big and little, then and now, including toys, games, books and accessories.


Tel: +44 (0)20 8983 5200 | V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9PA