Culture Education Partnerships at Cannock Chase & Stoke/ North Staffs have teamed up with local artist Iain Perry to create a fun activity to celebrate this year’s Staffordshire Day theme, ‘The Great Outdoors.’ Have a go at creating your own Iain Perry inspired art work all about ‘the great outdoors’. You can download the stepContinue reading “Staffordshire Day Creative Activity”
Join dance artists from FRONTLINEdance for a multi-sensory, interactive story adventure for children & families in Staffordshire Libraries this Spring! An opportunity to explore stories through movement & dance with lots of fun things to discover along the way. *This adventure has been created to be relevant, inclusive, accessible and welcoming to children with disabilitiesContinue reading “Mini Creative Explorers!”
Families nearby to Tamworth Library are invited to come along and enjoy this playful, colourful dance theatre celebrating our individuality & the bonds that connect us all. Three dancers take you on a funny, delightful and heart warming journey, exploring our curiosities and fears, the times we feel different, and when we belong. Tamworth LibraryContinue reading “Same, Same…But Different”
#Stafford Library are giving away a free children’s activity pack for those signed up to watch Colour Box at home: Sound & Music – a family event included in this year’s #PocketFilmFestival programme. FlatPack & Unseen Cinema are providing Colour Box online – a series of special screenings focussed on all things musical – expectContinue reading “Colour Box at Home: Sound & Music”
This week we are inspired by the book ‘Nature Trail’ by Benjamin Zephaniah. It shows us how we can see nature all around us and has given us the idea to create our own book to help look for nature – birds, insects, mammals and plants and record what we find. Here’s how to getContinue reading “Make a Nature Spotting Book”
This week’s Creative Explorers activity is to make a wild animal out of cardboard! We’ve been inspired by the book ‘The Great Paper Caper’ by Oliver Jeffers. It’s an exciting story about animals living in a forest. To stop trees being cut down they recycle paper and cardboard, which gave us the idea for thisContinue reading “Make a Cardboard Animal”
This week’s Creative Explorers activity is to make a mini garden in a jar. We are inspired by the book ‘The Street Beneath My Feet’ by Charlotte Guillain and illustrated by Yuval Zommer. It shows the ground and what’s beneath it in different layers and has inspired us to make mini gardens where you canContinue reading “Make your own garden in a jar!”
This week’s activity is inspired by Carson Ellis’ book, ‘Du Iz Tak?’ – a fantastic and funny story about three insects building a home to live in from the things they find around them. Why not build an insect home for the insects living near you? Follow the steps in this activity or sign upContinue reading “*New Activity* Make an Insect House”
Here is the second Go Wild activity for all budding Creative Explorers!This week, artists Ben & Phil have been inspired by the book ‘On a Magical Do-Nothing Day’ by Beatrice Alemagna. It’s full of interesting things to do outdoors and it gave them the idea to make some ‘treasure hunt spinners’. The spinners will tellContinue reading “Make a Treasure Hunt Spinner”
Families are invited to take part in lots of fun online creative activities over the summer holidays inspired by nature, fun books to read and getting creative outdoors! Go Wild has now begun with the first activity ‘ Go Wild about Painting’ now available to view online, download or collect from your local library. IfContinue reading “Go Wild with Creative Explorers this Summer!”
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