Which combination of heroes' qualities would you choose? Perhaps the strength of Hercules with the inventiveness of Daedalus?

Learn about mythical heroes and gods then follow the instructions to create your own heroes and heroines.

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The BBC Young Writers’ Award with Cambridge University is a great chance to get creative. All young people in the UK aged 14-18 are welcome to submit stories of up to 1,000 words by 22nd March. The five shortlisted young writers will have their stories narrated by an actor and recorded for a radio broadcast, and will be published in an anthology.  

Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson as she looks at a globe with animals on it, from the Whipple Museum. Learn how to make your own globe at home and imagine what animal you would be.

The Stained Glass Museum is launching a new digital storytelling programme for families and children aged 6+ which will feature stories inspired by images in its collection.

The first story, Afia and the Magic Ship will be available from 9am, Monday, 15 February on YouTube.

Follow the story of Denny the Farmland field mouse on a twilight foraging adventure, then have a go at making your own owl mask and constellation decorations. 

Download the activities here.

This resource comes from our bank of Look, Think, Do resources on the Fitzwilliam Museum website.

Maybe you have heard of Emperor Hadrian - who built Hadrian's wall near the Scottish/English border. But have you heard of the man he loved, Antinous? Listen to this story about how much Hadrian cared for Antinous.

A series of activities inspired by some of the newspapers made on polar expeditions from our collection at the Scott Polar Research Institute. Enjoy designing your own news report.

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Our friends at Hidden Tales, in collaboration with Arts Council England, have created a free activity pack for families based on Riddle of the White Sphinx. This interactive adventure book around museums in Cambridge is recommended for children aged aged 8+

We wish you luck, brave adventurers

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