Things I would like you to know …

Children have a innate thirst for knowledge and understanding. That’s not me quoting science or research. That’s me as a very tired grandma (mama) who has spent lots of happy hours with two of her grandchildren this Easter. I have answered questions ranging from ‘what does several mean? What does an Octopus eat and where has Granddad Jim actually gone? ‘(my dad aka Granddad Jim … Continue reading Things I would like you to know …

Monoprinting with a Gelli plate

I can’t follow instructions. Not negotiable – I never open the instructions from anything as I can’t follow them. I will watch you tube videos, read articles but then I just have to ‘play’. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t but either way I usually get messy and enjoy the process. Lockdown has meant I’ve had time at home to just get out old craft … Continue reading Monoprinting with a Gelli plate

Learning in Lockdown – Meet Bolt!

Lockdown 2021 has hit harder than ever. People are struggling and some parents trying to home school their children are feeling frustrated and confused. Many are feeling guilty that they aren’t ‘getting it right’. Part of that is due to parents obviously wanting to do their best for their children but not fully understanding the emphasis that is placed on things that ‘weren’t around’ when … Continue reading Learning in Lockdown – Meet Bolt!