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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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Kampung Kids – Jakarta

During my time in Jakarta in September, I was fortunate to go and volunteer my Imaginary Leaps theatre play sessions with Kampung Kids. Kampung kids runs programmes in Pejaten (South Jakarta), Bekasi and Bogor in West java to educate families … Continue reading

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