Mobile menu

The Naughty Bits: children's activity

Look at the composition and the people within it. They are all taken from different 17th-century Dutch paintings in the Royal Collection. We put them together to build this extraordinary scene of joy, laughter and mischief.

Explore the 'hot-spots' to find out about the different kinds of bad behaviour. Did artists paint this to make us laugh or to teach us how to behave properly?

Nobody knows for sure – what do you think?