Workshops After the Show

Aim of post show workshops The post performance workshops for Years 1-6 are designed to explore nutritional information that is referred to in the show or the props, but is not explained in great detail. Information conveyed by Lizzie’s mother and DR FREG, lyrics in the songs, and information in the Top Trumps cards, will be revisited to ensure children … Read More

Top Trumps

Most 5-11 year olds will be familiar with Top Trumps playing cards. Originally popular in the mid 70’s, they have made a very successful comeback over recent years. The show is fortunate to have secured agreement and support from the company that makes the cards (Winning Moves UK) , to produce five genuine cards for the show: DR FREG, GERMBUSTER, … Read More

I Know Why It’s Yum Mum!

I Know Why It’s Yum, Mum! is a theatre in education company whose aim is to explain to children ‘why’ and ‘how’ the nutrients in fruit and vegetables, seeds and cereals are so vital to their bodies. Our mission is to increase voluntary and proactive consumption of fruit and vegetables among children, helping parents to get children to eat their 5-a-day, and in the long term, to reduce the extremely … Read More

A Limerick

This Sums Me Up Nicely! A young lady named Tasha from Ealing Was struck with a very strong feeling Her accountancy work was good for the brain But she had young minds to inspire and train. Far removed from the world of of financial rags She would now be researching recyclable bags. Her passion for fashion was all very well … Read More

The Founder

Natasha Gavin, Founder

Natasha Gavin (nee Walton) Some things won’t surprise you: I am driven, determined and passionate (typical Aries, not that I really believe in any of that stuff).  Some things might surprise you: I was educated at the French Lycee, I have a Biology Degree (Bristol University), a diploma in Nutrition (School of Natural Health Sciences), and am a Qualified Chartered … Read More

Vision & Mission

  I Know Why It’s Yum, Mum!  was formed because I had a ‘Eureka!’ moment several years ago. The idea for I Know Why It’s Yum, Mum! came to me as I heard my three year old son calling down from the toilet one morning: “ Mum, I need to have porridge for breakfast and broccoli for dinner- I can’t … Read More