Mega Masterpiece

Overview of Activity

Using everyday objects from around the house, can you recreate a famous masterpiece.

Equipment Needed

  • Clothes
  • Fabric
  • Cushions
  • People
  • Anything you want to add in the colours that work with your masterpiece


  1. First, clear a large space!
  2. Now choose the masterpiece you want to create!
  3. Go on a scavenger hunt around your house to find items that match the colours of the masterpiece you are creating.
  4. You might have a duvet cover that is dark blue for a sky, a green sheet for fields, maybe a grey sleeping bag for a building.
  5. You could even use toilet roll for clouds! The main thing to remember is to ask your adults before you use anything!
  6. Now start to create your masterpiece, looking at the shapes and the curves that are in the image that you are recreating.
  7. Layer up the fabrics and items to build your picture.


Risk Assessment

Leader in charge: Ed

Hazard Identified/ Risks
from it?
Who is at
How are risks already controlled?
What extra controls are needed?
Sharp items, Injuries from
mistakes or misuse.
AllAdult to supervise young people when they’re using sharp items. Brief young people on using the sharp item safely before they use it.
Stains – PaintAllEnsure you are wearing old clothing
Adult supervision required at all times to ensure the paint does not go on to any other surfaces
other than those indicated in the instructions.