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The Naughty Bits: Children's Activity

Click on Naughty Bits to play on our interactive. 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 so what do you think?