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Under 5's


Stories From Our World- Literature Festival

I was commissioned by Wigan Literature Festival to work with different groups across the Borough and deliver 4 story sessions that included rhymes and stories from lots of cultures.

I worked with Mums, Dads and Grandmas from lots of cultural backgrounds including Nigeria, Poland, India, England, China and Ireland to explore stories we could bring to the sessions.  I commissioned a local artist to make story sacks to suit the stories we told.  I think my favourite was the story of the Monkey and the Hats.

We made rice shakers, we pretended to be a dragon and flew round the room and had a lot of singing, rhyming, story, shouting out fun.

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Little Treasures- Museum and Pre-school

I worked with lovely staff from the Museum of Wigan Life to help encourage families with under 5's to visit the building.  We designed explorer packs and made a reading area.  I worked with a local dance artist to design a session called We Love To Boogie- where parents and children could dance to modern music in the museum.  I designed a treasure hunt around the permanent collection.  I also designed some under 5 sessions based on 'The Romans' to deliver in a pre-school, ahead of the pre-school visit.  It was lots of fun.

"It was pitched at just the right level for our children" 

Douglas Valley Nursery School. Wigan.




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Get in touch!

I'm happy to be commissioned to design sessions and projects that are right for your organisation, group or school.

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