From Saturday 14 March, our daily activities for families take place 14.00 – 16.00 on weekdays, and 10.30 – 16.00 on Saturdays and Sundays.

Join us for storytelling, arts & crafts activities or play sessions – drop in on the day and discover what we’ve got in store!

FREE, drop-in, all ages

The daily activities take place during term-time, and we run special activities during school holidays. We follow the term dates at London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

daily activities for children at the v&a museum of childhood


Daily Activities 
14.00 – 16.00


Little Hands Playtime for Under 5s
10.30 – 12.00 
Touch, move and explore – an open-ended play session in a bespoke environment created by artist Albert Potrony.

No booking required

Arts & Crafts
14.00 – 16.00
Get creative with our drop-in sessions, and make a piece of art inspired by the museum’s collection to take home.


Daily Activities 
10.30 – 12.30 & 14.00 – 16.00

Montessori Family Packs

A selection of Montessori Family Packs for children age 5 and under are available to borrow from the Information Desk for one hour – please leave a form of ID (e.g. a passport or driving licence). Each pack contains a map, activity suggestions, storybooks and toys to touch.

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