• Weekend activity bundle

    Friday 22nd May 2020. Click here for another weekend activity bundle for you to enjoy and share. From bright colour picture making in the style of Romero Britto to nature paint brush and paint making. We hope you enjoy and don’t forget to share your makes with us at trailartuk@googlemail.com

  • Puppets!

    Monday 11th May. Puppetry originated around 3000 years ago. Some believe that it originated in China, in the form of shadow puppetry. Others believe it originated in India. Some of the earliest kinds of puppets were the tribal masks with hinged jaws and jointed skulls used in religious ceremonies. Puppets evolved from these masks into doll

  • Celebrate in style

    Friday 8th May 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe. This years VE Day was due to be marked with a series of national events across the UK. However with the announcement that the lockdown was extended these events will not be able to take place. To ensure that VE Day is still celebrated

  • Monday 4th May. Finally a use for all that junk mail! get crafty with todays paper bead making instructions, make some jewelry, decorations or many other projects. www.trailart.co.uk/?page_id=2915

  • Wish you were there?

    Sunday 3rd May. Wish you were there? Send a picture postcard. Create a picture postcard and send to family or friends or keep for yourself to brighten up your notice board or fridge. Check our activities to do at home page for this and other activities.

  • Magazine Mosaic

    Saturday 2nd May. Create a magazine mosaic with our quick and easy instructions, maybe a creative rainbow mosaic for your window or a colourful portrait, you don’t have to limit your ideas to paper you either you could get creative with tin cans, wood and card too. all the details are on our activities to

  • Is art your cup of tea?

    Thursday 30th April. Is art art your cup of tea? In today’s activity tea is the art. Have a go at creating a painting using tea or coffee all the instructions are available on our activities to do at home page.

  • Word up!

    Tuesday 29th April. Word up, today’s activity is a great exercise for the mind as well as for creating a great piece of art. Join us as we create some word art, choose your subject and get creative. Like it, love it, share it with us at trailartuk@googlemail.com

  • Flags of Hope

    Join us as we create flags as kinetic journals of hope and resilience through these unknown times. Display them outside, in your windows or share them online. We would like to create a visual of hope by uplifting and connecting all people through this flag project. please share your flags with us at trailartuk@googlemail.com or on

  • Birds and bugs

    Friday 25th April. Have you notice the beautiful songs of the birds now that everywhere is so much quieter? Today’s activity is a great recycled carton project that not only looks fantastic but serves a good purpose too. Create your own bird feeder or bug house with our instructions found on our activities to do

  • Abstract art inspired by Kandinsky

    Thursday 23rd April. Join us in creating a Wassily Kandinsky inspired abstract art. Find out about the artist, his use of colour and how you can make your own Kandinsky inspired tree on our activities to do at home page.

  • Karel Appel inspired art

    Wednesday 22nd April. Karel Appel is our focus for today’s activity, Appel created many brightly coloured pieces of art from varying materials including cork, bark and wood. Create your own Karel Appel style relief from many items you will find around the house. Have fun and please share your makes with us at trailartuk@gmail.com.

  • Anthony Gormley inspired figures

    Tuesday 21st April, Today’s activity is an opportunity to Sculpt your own Anthony Gormley inspired figure using salt dough. We hope you enjoy this activity, remember to share your makes with us at trailartuk@googlemail.com

  • Monday Mind boggle art

    Monday 20th April . We’ve had a taste of Pop art now for a taste of Op art, today’s activity is a mind boggling Optical illusion picture inspired by Bridget Riley. Love it? share it! send your pictures to trailartuk@googlemail.com and check out ‘The Peoples Gallery’ page for your makes

  • Art in the style of Arthur Wallis

    Exploring artist Arthur Wallis and his work is today’s ‘Art in the style of’ activity. Wallis used materials and paints he found to create his works and we encourage you to try the same, make use of old pieces of cardboard, wood off-cuts and paint with remnants of emulsion, acrylic and/or watercolour paint. Don’t forget

  • Have a dream?

    Saturday’s activity is brought to you from one of our younger artists at TRAIL, Violet. Violet wanted to share this activity with everyone after spending many hours creating these wonderful BFG inspired dream jars herself. We hope you enjoy this activity and don’t forget to share your makes with us for ‘the peoples gallery’ page,

  • Nicho Frida Kahlo style

    Hello everyone, we hope you are all well and still enjoying the daily crafts we are publishing. Todays activity explores craft in the style of the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. We would love to see your makes, email us at trailrtuk@googlemail.com so we can share them on our ‘The peoples gallery’ page

  • Matisse day

    Happy Thursday everyone. Here is our next in the series of activities on the theme ‘art in the style of’. Today’s activity explores the technique of ‘painting with scissors’ like the great artist Henri Matisse. We hope you have fun with this activity and remember to share your creations with us at trailartuk@googlemail.com so we

  • Art in the style of…

    Good Wednesday morning to you all. Here is our next in the series of ‘Arts in the style of’ activity. Today we are exploring the art of Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein. we hope you enjoy todays activity, remember to share your makes with us at trailartuk@googlemail.co.uk

  • Naum Gabo Sculpture activity

    Good Tuesday everyone, today’s activity is following the theme of ‘Arts in the style of’ . Today we have chosen Naum Gabo, a Russian constructivist. We hope you have fun creating a sculpture, remember to share your creations with us at trailartuk@googlemail.com

  • Banksy style

    Good Monday morning, we hope you enjoy today’s activity based on the style of artist Banksy, don’t forget to share your creations with us at trailartuk@googlemail.com

  • Double yolker

    Happy Easter everyone, we have released two activities today as a gift from all of us at TRAIL. All the activity sheets are here, Enjoy and please share

  • Hoppy weekend

    Hoppy weekend to you all, we hope you enjoy today’s Easter themed activity. We would love to see your creations too, please send photos of your creations to trailartuk@googlemail.com Remember to check back daily for more

  • Good Friday to you

    Good Friday to you all. We hope today’s activity brings you hours of fun either as a solo challenge or with others at home, send us pictures of your creations for us to share

  • Late for Thursday early for Friday

    My apologies for today’s late craft activity, i hope it was worth the wait. Today’s activity is the nice reflective craft of journal making, I have created a destination journal for myself filled it with hand drawn pictures, photographs and magazine cut outs of places I would like to visit after isolation. You could make

  • Picasso you

    Today’s activity is Picasso inspired portrait art for all to enjoy, perhaps you could make a set of Picasso inspired family portraits or even a portrait competition in your home. We would love to see what you create, please send us images of your crafts to trailartuk@googlemail.com so we can share on our website. Have

  • Double craft day

    Welcome to double craft day, today’s activities are Easter themed, easy to make and could provide you with hours of fun. What you will need: Scissors  pen or pencil string,thread, wool or ribbon Old magazines, books, wallpaper, leaflets Cereal box, card or paper Glue  Optional, Glitter, stickers, lace, wool, ribbon, felt tip pens

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