Taking part in the Salisbury Young people's festival, I had free reign to indulge in a totally play based workshop. 'Barbie meets Action Man and crashes into Treasure Island'. Participants were given toys, straws and lots of clay and encouraged to develop the story from there. We had sea serpents, mermaids, treasure chests, sharks and many more creatures which defy definition. A lot of truly creative fun was had and I have to say, closing the workshop was the hardest part, with Dad's in particular stretching the session out as long as possiible.
One of my favourite projects, messy and clean at the same time - everyone has great fun and the tables are left spotless! Years 5 and 6 children felting leaves in all sorts of colours to liven up their forest backdrop for a production of Little Red Riding Hood.
This time of year has become the 'silly season' for me as village parades, fairs, school performances and above - a school prom - all demand extra input. Bucking the trend for expensive limos, this team of teenagers worked together to create a low budget version of their own to arrive i
blogging the day to day projects that I am involved in from one off workshops to longer term commitments.