Create and Learn

Planning a visit to the mill?

Why not start the fun early with our selection of crafts and activities to do at home? Get the felt tip pens out and pick your favourite task below. Perfect for a rainy afternoon in.

Christmas Crafts: Twig Stars

Christmas Crafts: Scrap Ribbon Trees

Christmas Crafts: Santa Sticks

Christmas Crafts: Pinecone Trees

Christmas Crafts: Bird Feeders

CD Weaving (creative, up-cycle, weaving)

Ingenious Inventions (drawing, creative)

Teachers and home educators – we also have a selection of worksheets themed to the mill, covering topics from music to maths and logic to literacy. If you enjoy using them, let us know!

Simeon’s Wages (maths)

Martha’s Morning (putting a list in order)

Sounds & Symbols in the Mill (creative, music, poetry, patterns)

Arkwright’s Hiring (creative, writing)

Mad Mill Stories: Discovery at the Mill (creative, grammar, storytelling)

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Cromford Mills Christmas Tree Festival

Every year, we host a Christmas Tree Festival at Cromford Mills. Local schools, businesses and community groups decorate or sponsor a tree, to help us decorate the mill for Christmas.