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Take a look at some of our learning resources to help before, during and after your visit.

Downloadable activities inspired by Waddesdon


Paper tulip activity

Make some paper tulips to add some spring blooms to your home that don’t need replacing!

Download tulip craft instructions PDF>


Delft pop-up card activity

Make an impressive Delft-inspired pop-up card and send to a loved one.

Download Delft card instructions PDF> 


Daffodil biscuits

Cook up a treat with these spring-inspired biscuits.

Download Daffodil biscuit recipe instructions PDF> 


Tulip activity pack

Tulips will pop up all over Waddesdon’s gardens soon. Bring tulips to your home with this fun and educational activity book.

Download tulip activity pack PDF>


Build your own Waddesdon

Become an architect and build your own Waddesdon. Use cardboard, Lego, cereal boxes or even cake!

Download build Waddesdon instructions PDF>


Hanging ice decorations

When the weather is cooler, create a nature-inspired decoration to hang outdoors.

Download hanging decoration instructions PDF>

Baron Ferdinand in Fancy Dress circa 1880

Design a fancy dress outfit for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild

Baron Ferdinand enjoyed a bit of dressing up. Can you design him a fancy dress outfit?

Download drawing activity sheet PDF>


Origami Mimi activity

Mimi the Mynah is our feathered mascot and a Rothschild Mynah, a critically endangered species. Make your very own using our template.

Download origami Mimi template PDF>


Egg cup flowers

Enjoy flowers all year round simply by creating them with egg cups and lollypop sticks!

Download egg cup flower instructions PDF>

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Online jigsaw puzzles

We’ve turned some of our exquisite interiors and manicured gardens into online jigsaw puzzles.

Have a go>

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Mimi's space race game

Can you be the first person to reach the moon in Mimi’s space race?

Download Mimi’s space race game PDF>

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Introduction to Waddesdon by film