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Imaginary Leaps joins Small size Network

Imaginary leaps is very proud to be accepted as a member of the international early years childrens theatre network Small Size! The Network is a member of ASSITEJ International, Childrens Theatre association Small Size was founded in 2005 with the … Continue reading

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Tissue Play !

Recently I returned to Como childrens centre in Perth, Western Australia to meet new children and run a series of workshops on ‘Tissue Play’. I was artist in residence here a few years ago and had a weekly opportunity to … Continue reading

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Teachers Creative Professional Development with Rachel Riggs at Carson St School, Perth. WA

Teachers creative professional development with Rachel Riggs – www. imaginaryleaps.com Imaginary Leaps investigates new approaches to creative arts activities for  children with complex learning needs, including:   using puppetry and other art forms as an approach to creative learning with … Continue reading

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‘Up in the air!’, a Cloud Child world imagined by children at Como Childrens Centre, Perth, WA

‘Up in the Air’ Cloud children installation was made in June/July 2014 with children at Como Children’s Centre by Rachel Riggs Early Years artist and visual theatre specialist. Another exciting investigative journey is about to begin with the theme of … Continue reading

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Cloud Child flies into W.A! Artist in Residence at Como Children’s Centre

Rachel writes: From February 2014, I have been artist in residence at Como Childrens Centre, PerthComo Children is a unique early learning centre serving children aged 2-5 years in a beautiful home-style setting with the creative arts at the centre. … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps at Meerilinga Childrens Centre , Coolbellup, WA

For the past 8 weeks, Rachel has been playing with families with young children at Meerilinga Childrens Centre, on another early years creative engagement programme here in Coolbellup. Last year , I worked with families here on a CANWA funded … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps at REmida,Perth WA

Last month, Rachel was artist in residence at REmida, a recycled resources centre in Perth. as part of her research, she invited her friend’s 3 year old to explore the building and all its contents. He was interested in all … Continue reading

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