Summer Holidays Online Activities – Animals and Nature

From circus elephants parading through Staines to the Tenniel sketch of the big puppy from Alice in Wonderland, there are lots of animals that feature in the Surrey History Centre collections.

Be inspired by our images and make an animal out of craft materials and create a collage of flowers.

Make a paper plate animal

Download a pdf (PDF) guide to making a paper plate animal.

Pressed flowers collage

Download a pdf (PDF) guide to making a pressed flowers collage.

Elephants and camels from Sangers Circus parading through Clarence Street, Staines, 1906. SHC Ref No: 8969/169a

Elephants and camels from Sangers Circus parading through Clarence Street, Staines, 1906. SHC Ref No: 8969/169a

St Lawrence's Hospital, Coulsdon Road, Caterham. 6 nurses in group photograph with 'ward cat' and Christmas decorations in Ward A3, 1927 [V412D] SHC Ref No: 4209/3/38/9

St Lawrence’s Hospital, Coulsdon Road, Caterham. 6 nurses in group photograph with ‘ward cat’ and Christmas decorations in Ward A3, 1927 [V412D]. SHC Ref No: 4209/3/38/9

Daisy the alligator at the 1957 Pageant of Guildford SHC ref 8147/1/1/8

Daisy the alligator at the 1957 Pageant of Guildford. SHC ref 8147/1/1/8

Woking composer and suffragette Dame Ethel Smyth with her pet dog Marco, 1890s SHC ref.9180

Woking composer and suffragette Dame Ethel Smyth with her pet dog Marco, 1890s. SHC ref 9180

Sir John Tenniel sketch of the Big Puppy for Alice in Wonderland, 1865 (Ref. LC/3).

Sir John Tenniel sketch of the Big Puppy for Alice in Wonderland, 1865. SHC ref LC/3

Lushington Album 4_63 long horned cow – a rather intrepid little boy sitting on a long-horn cow, Scotland, 1893

Lushington Album 4/63 long horned cow – a rather intrepid little boy sitting on a long-horn cow, Scotland, 1893

Image from the photograph album of George Frederick Quaintance, 1930s (SHC ref 9526/1)

Image from the photograph album of George Frederick Quaintance, 1930s. SHC ref 9526/1

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