Hour or two?

Make a shoebox football game


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We know that you can’t visit us at the moment but we have loads of fun activities that you can get involved with from home. Every week we’ll be making super suggestions of how to keep your young ones busy for hours. Download our latest activities sheets and watch out for new ones every week. All our activities use materials that you’ll find around the house.

As sport begins to return after Lockdown we thought it would be great to celebrate by creating your very own shoebox foorball game.


Just download our brilliant instructions here:

Make a Shoebox Football Game PDF

Don't forget to share your shoebox creations with us -we would love to see them! Please share your masterpieces with us on Facebook and Instagram @galleryoldham using the hashtag #galleryoldham

What's involved?

Simply download the instructions above and get making! 

Why get involved?

You might have been missing watching and playing football but by creating your very own pitch you can still get the buzz! It's also a great way to be creative and have some fun.

How to get involved?

Step 1: Log in to your Take Part account

Step 2: Accept the challenge so that we know you are taking part

Step 3: Download the instructions above and get creating! Don't forget to share your shoebox pitches with us via our social media @galleryoldham

Ideal Skills

  • Working with Children 0-5yrs
  • Working with Children 6 - 12yrs

Ideal Interests

  • Creative and Arts
  • Design
  • Learning and Education

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