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Kevin's Create at Home Challenges


Join Kevin the Platypus in creative challenges that can be done from the comfort of your own home. 


Here you can find some ideas to help you get started:


Challenge 1: Transform yourself in to a fantastic creepy crawly. 


Beautiful Butterfly Wings (you could decorate with colourful autumn leaves, instead of sweet wrappers)

A Creepy Crawly Spider Hat

Spider's Web Outfit

Become a Bee or a Ladybird (using duct tape)


Challenge 2: Create a Spectacular Hat.


You could decorate an old hat you have at home (or pick one up from a local charity shop), or make one from materials you can find.

Witch or Wizard Hat (using paper plates) 

Fabulous Hat made from tissue paper

Cardboard Hat - decorate any way you want


Challenge 3: Create a Roman, Viking or Saxon outfit


You could make an outfit for yourself, dress up a doll, or create a puppet. Or if you don't want to make an outfit, how about designing one on paper, or drawing around yourself on a big piece of card and paper and collage an oufit onto that.


Easy Costume Ideas

Make a Roman Helmet (using card)

Make a Saxon Pendant or Brooch


Challenge 4: Make a toy or game from things at home


Make a Cup and Ball Toy (using paper)

Climbing Men Idea by Little Science Lab

Lebanese Paper Kite

Make your own Kevin the Platypus

Simple Homemade Toys



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Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£3.00, £2.50 for concessions – Booking Essential
Age Bands
18-25 years old
Parents and carers
15-17 years old