Creative brains?

Your brain is amazing. Learn more about your own brain while getting creative.

Your brain is amazing. Learn more about your own brain while getting creative. Download and print a 2-sided sheet with a life-sized drawing showing the inside and outside of your brain. Colour this in and cut it out.

Learn about the different parts of your brain while getting creative. Your brain is unique so use whatever colours you like or use your imagination and add drawings within, decorations or layers.

Play this 7-minute introduction to the brain with Dr Lizzie Burns who will guide you through the different parts and encourage you to get creative. The film includes an additional creative activity; create a self-portrait imagining which areas of your brain are busy.

30-second time-lapse film to show colouring a brain inside out to inspire!

Meet a neuroscientist – play this 20 min video while colouring the brain. Lizzie will ask neuroscientist Dr Emma Mead questions about the brain and what it’s like being a scientist while we get creative.

Together with Brain City; these resources link to KS2: Living things – changes as humans develop to old age.