Suggested materials

Don't worry if you don't always have all of these items. Our creative missions are about inspiring children to be creative with what they happen to have.

The Basics

Paper for drawing (any size)

Felt tips

Colouring pencils

Pencils or pens for writing
Pencil sharpener
Paintbox & paintbrush

Scissors and glue
Old magazines or newspapers
Any other kinds of interesting paper (e.g. packaging paper)
Cardboard (e.g.saved cereal packets)
Sticky tape
Clean recycling for junk modelling (e.g. plastic containers, lids)

The Optional Extras

Coloured tissue or crepe paper
Coloured cardboard

Wool or string


Tin foil
Masking tape
Notebook for creative writing
Poster paint
Printing inks
Rubber stamps