Tag Archives: Education

Rachel’s Early Arts Post from Australia

http://www.earlyarts.co.uk/news/newsflash/734-earlyarts-update-from-australia.html

Posted in Art, early years | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Better Beginnings

Recently, Rachel went to a training day with ‘Better Beginnings’ similar to Book Start, its an initiative aimed at birth to 3 years and their families, co ordinated by the State library of Western Australia with an independent evaluation by … Continue reading

Posted in early years, Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Earlyarts puppetry & music training day, Chester

In January this year Liz & Rachel ran a Professional creative training session for Earlyarts at the Grovesnor Museum, Chester, focusing on confidence building and user friendly puppet making techniques for storytelling in the early years environment. It was a great … Continue reading

Posted in early years, Education, eyfs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hands On! Applied Puppetry Symposium at The Little Angel Theatre, London

Rachel had a fantastic time with delegates in London, discovering and exploring simple puppetry techniques for maximum confidence and communication in any early years activity or environment. The morning delegates were very quiet compared to the afternoon group who were positively … Continue reading

Posted in Childrens Theatre, early years, Education, eyfs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hands up Symposium on Applied Puppetry at Little Angel Theatre,London

A training session showing how puppets and objects can enable storytelling in early years settings presented by Rachel Riggs, Director of Imaginary Leaps is being held this Friday 28th January for the Littlee Angel Theatre’s Hands Up Symposium on Applied … Continue reading

Posted in early years, Education, eyfs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Imaginary Leaps Praised by Australian Minister for the Arts

In a letter addressed to Imaginary Leaps, John Day the Western Australian Minister for Planning, Culture & the Arts has praised Rachel Riggs and her recent work in Early Years development and engagement. I congratulate you on your commitment and … Continue reading

Posted in Art, early years, eyfs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet … Continue reading

Posted in blogging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Earlyarts International UnConference

Liz writes “On a very bleak and wet Monday afternoon, I travelled up north from Cheshire to Halifax, in preparation for the Earlyarts International UnConference.  I must admit to being rather choosy about where I lay my head, and was … Continue reading

Posted in early years, Education, Events, eyfs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Early Arts Unconference video

While Liz Fitzgerald-Taylor gets ready to blog about her experiences of participating in the Early Arts International Unconference from their worlds apart vantage points, here’s a film of highlights of the day produced by Early Arts with contributions from Liz … Continue reading

Posted in early years, Events, eyfs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Greek mask making and theatre workshops with Sarah

Last week I spent 2 fun filled days at Haveley Hey Community Primary School in Manchester. The children in year 5 had been learning all about the ancient Greeks, and invited me to the school to make some masks and … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Childrens Theatre, Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment