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The Shape Game

What is the Shape Game?

Anthony Browne brought together 45 writers, arts, illustrators and celebrities to play his imaginative drawing game, The Shape Game, for a special project to raise money for children's charity Rainbow Trust - and to promote the importance of creativity and the imagination.

Shape Game Gallery

Visit the Gallery to see some of the amazing artworks created by artists, writers, illustrators and celebrities who transformed Anthony's shape to help raise money for Rainbow Trust.

Play the Shape Game Book

Play the Shape Game published by Walker Books brings together all the artworks created by the artists, writers and celebrities who took part - as well as shapes they drew for you to transform!

Resources for teachers

The Shape Game and other imaginative drawing games make great tools for the classroom at both primary and secondary level, helping pupils to experiment and play, express their ideas visually and develop creative thinking skills.

Play the Game

Try out the Shape Game for yourself online - visit the Have Some Fun section to play this interactive version of Anthony Browne's creative drawing game.