We’ve got a great range of activities or young people at Phoenix, from filmmaking courses to downloadable activities for children and families
3D Design 'At-Home'
Exploring a range of digital 3D modelling and design tools, this free video course will take you through the basics of 3D model creation, which can be used in computer games, animations and 3D printing. Suitable for ages 12+.
Using open source and experimental tools to discover filmmaking, this FREE course will take you through some basic techniques for planning a film, making an animation and getting started with editing. Suitable for ages 12+.
Using experimental tools to discover game design, this free course takes you through the basics of building and publishing story-telling games. The course comprises four video tutorials. Suitable for ages 12+.
The Art AI Playbook is a downloadable activity pack for children ages 8-10 exploring artificial intelligence, featured as part of the Art-AI Festival 2021. There are 3 sections: Faces, Patterns, and Words.
In this online tutorial, we’ll show you how to create amazing ‘3D’ drawings that you can view 360°, just like in virtual reality. The activity introduces you to the world of VR and some of the basic concepts behind making virtual spaces
Create colourful images from text in our latest in our free creative activities for children to download and try at home. There are now 14 different activities available using Scratch, including an interactive fish pond and a virtual pet!
Turn your drawings into amazing spinning animations in this free ‘at-home’ activity for children and families – all you need is access to a computer or tablet and some paper and something to draw with! Suitable for any age with help from a parent, or age 8+ without.
Our creative kits provide all the materials and inspiration you’ll need to create film and art projects at home, with full instructions for all the activities. Our new kit looks at ‘polarised light’ – which is commonly used in computer screens and 3D glasses – showing how you can use it to make amazing ‘light mosaics’ and colourful DIY kaleidoscopes.
Our free monthly drop-in workshops give kids the chance to get creative with the latest digital technologies. Take a look at our gallery to see the fabulously inventive work that children have made in some of these workshop sessions.