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Malala Yousafzai

(1997-) Activist and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize

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More to make and do

Click here for additional activity ideas by age range. Activities for under 5s encourage play, literacy and creativity. Activities for 6 and up aim to develop art and creativity skills, whilst exploring cross curricular links.

Under 5s

Peace Hands

6-8 years

Give Peas a Chance

9-11 years

Symbols of Peace

12 years +



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Family Activities: Playful Portraits

Do, draw and make!

Do, draw and make!

From building dens to food faces – enjoy our Playful Portraits activities and find out about some brilliant people!

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Healthcare Heroes

Activities for children and families inspired by three healthcare heroes from our Collection.

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Learning resources

Downloadable and web based resources to support learning at home linked to art, history, citizenship and literacy.

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