Colouring in activity to entertain young people

Thursday 06 August 2020

Colouring in and art activities to entertain young people at home during coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions.

In collaboration with artists, Yarra Youth Services has released a series of activity and colouring-in books that your kids can enjoy from home. There are colouring and art activities on each page.

Just download, save, print, fold and staple the activity booklet. It works best if you print it out double-sided.

If you don’t have access to a printer, that’s not a problem, simply contact @yarrayouthservices on Instagram and they can post you a copy of the activity book. To encourage your kids to get creative, you can share their artwork on Instagram. Don’t forget to tag us in your creations!

We can’t wait to see the creativity that everyone has to offer.

Download Claudia Van Eden's zine activity booklet.

Download Esther Olsson's zine activity booklet.

About the artists

After completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts at RMIT, specialising in painting and illustration, Claudia Van Eden had her first solo painting exhibition, Moss & Bloom, in 2017. She has since worked in a variety of commercial contexts, completing commissions for the likes of Kuwaii, ‘It’s all fluff and the band crepes’, while taking part in several group exhibitions around Melbourne. She was shortlisted for the inaugural 2018 Perimeter Small Book Prize. If you would like to get in touch you can visit Claudia's website

Esther Olsson’s works are vibrant narratives that generate a graphic grid system, playing off her imaginative worlds. She works with primarily with gouache on paper, and has had multiple solo exhibitions including her most recent show at Backwoods’ gallery “You will never step in the same river twice”. You can visit Ester's website.

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