MKUH Creative Resources: Children’s Wards
Eric’s Colouring Book︎
In 2016 Arts for Health MK commissioned artist Eric Klein-Vieldeman to produce new murals for the walls of the children’s wards and Milton Mouse. This colouring book features some of Eric’s designs, they are child friendly and suitable for all ages.
Download here ︎︎︎
They are not just for colouring in, you could add paints or collage materials, such as the coloured tissue paper in the gallery below:
Arts for Health MK Website︎︎︎︎︎
We have a list of family friendly organisations and culture at home resources on our external website, some of these may be suitable to use at the hospital, such as things to watch, or to signpost for family and friends to use at home. Find them here [Opens in new window]
External creative resources explaining COVID-19 to children: ︎︎
Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler has illustrated a FREE digital book, aimed at primary school-age children to help children to understand more about the corona virus. Download the book here.
Hand washing and germs colouring sheets:
The team at GOSH Arts London have made these fabulous colouring sheets here demonstrating why it’s important to wash your hands.
Play Time! ︎︎︎
Look Around You art trail app
The Look Around You app is an interactive app which takes you on a trail around some of the hospitals collection. It includes a child friendly Play Time! activity challenge which can easily be adapted for use bedside.