August

Online - August Family Activities

START TIME:

August 2021

END TIME:

August 2021

LOCATION:

Online

VENUE:

The Collections Centre

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FREE online activities. If you can, please make a donation.

This month is all about nature in our collection. Learn all about the cars in our collection that have been on adventures in jungles or travelled across exciting terrains.

Gear yourself up with arts and crafts creating essential adventure supplies, test your knowledge about the collection and get a glimpse of our wild cars with Adventure Annie and Alex.

You can find all of our activities in the tabs below. It would be great if you could share a photo of your completed activities.

Either upload a picture via the 'share' tab or email us and we'll share it for you. Alternatively, post it to our Facebook page - don’t forget to use the hashtag #ExploringBMM. 

Why not visit us this summer to explore our car collection with Adventure Annie or Alex and discover nature's hidden influences! Click here to find out more.

 

Wild Cars

 

Our collection is full of cars that have been on wild adventures like jungle bound Land Rovers or army vehicles! There are even a few cars with some wild names which relate to animals. Have a go at matching up some of our cars with animal names to their picture in the activity below which uses fantastic pictures from our archive.

Click on the image to download the activity sheet.

Animal Cars

 

Make your own Binoculars

 

We might have lots of cars that have been on wild adventures but you will need something to help you spot them! Make your own binoculars and become an explorer so you can spot wildlife and cars at home.

You will need:
  • 2 empty toilet rolls
  • Glue or double sided sticky tape
  • Materials to decorate your binoculars

 

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Instructions:


1. Decorate the two empty toilet rolls to create your binoculars design. TIP: You could use coloured cards to add shapes and colour or use pens to colour them in.

 

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2. Using glue or double sided sticky tape, stick the two toilet rolls together.

 

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3. Now you have some binoculars. Take a look through them to see if you can spot any wildlife!

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Quiz

 

Test your knowledge and learn all about three adventurers and their cars which now live in the Museum.

 

Adventure Annie and Alex

 

Explore some of the ‘wild’ cars in our collection whilst on safari with Adventure Annie and Alex.

Share

 

It would be great if you could share a photo of your completed activities. Either upload a picture below or email us and we'll share it for you. Alternatively post it to our Facebook page.

 

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