Learning from home

If you’re interested in learning from home, then Kresen Kernow offers a range of resources and activities. Many of these resources were derived for lockdown, but can be used at any time.

Creative activities

We have a calendar of daily prompts and challenges, all on the theme of Home (originally devised for January 2021). You can download the calendar here: creative calendar.

Seven creative challenges, inspired by our archives and devised by artist Vicki Aimers.

Creative writing activity film, inspired by a space explorer from our archives…

Family and local history

Family history project

Family history online exhibition

Local history project

Did you know you can search thousands of our digitised images right here on this website?

You can also visit our YouTube channel to watch more than 70 films about our collections and Cornish history, as well as our recent series of online talks on a range of themes.

We have a collection of online exhibitions, and are always adding more.

Our learning pages include suggested activities and resources for children about the Great Fire of London, Children in Cornish Mines and Evacuation to Cornwall in World War II.

We also share lots of content and activities via our social media channels. Find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @kresenkernow.