I studied Biology at Bristol University (many moons ago), and have always loved wildlife and nature almost as much as vegetables! In 2019, I relished a part time role as Education Officer in my beautiful local park (Walpole Park), and have continued to run nature based holiday clubs, workshops and events since then. I run activities around natural arts … Read More
BE SUGAR SMART whole school assembly
This talk was delivered at Ealing Council’s Great Weight Debate in October 2017, and has been adapted to deliver a high impact assembly to primary school pupils. Content of assembly: Key risks associated with over consumption of (free) sugar, and easy, practical demonstrations of how pupils can BE SUGAR SMART. Duration of assembly: 25-30 mns (set up 15 mins … Read More
A small number of nurseries and schools who visit my allotment on Journeys of Discovery have asked us to work with their outdoor spaces, running gardening/forest school type workshops. This has ranged from running occasional planting sessions with small groups of pre schoolers during the growing season, to designing a brand new outdoor teaching environment/ garden..Our biggest project has … Read More
What are Rainbow Workshops? Our magical Rainbow Workshops are approximately 50 mns long, and are suitable for 2-6 year olds. The workshop, run by the Rainbow Fairy (either Tash or Suze) includes props from the show for primary schools (Dr FREG and the FRUIT and VEGETABLE MYSTERIES), but will also focus around touch, taste and song activities and games that … Read More
“Thanks for a brilliant day today- there was great feedback from everyone who saw you!” ~Shelagh O’Shea, PSHE Leader, St Gregory’s Primary School, London In another school, the teachers asked the pupils what they thought about our show… I wasn’t excited when I heard that we were seeing a show about fruit and veg, but the actors put the facts … Read More
Who have we worked with?
Primary/Preparatory Schools St Benedict’s School, Ealing Mount Carmel RC Primary School, Ealing Spring Hallow School for children with autism, Ealing Little Ealing Primary School, Ealing Park Walk Primary School, Kensington St Joseph’s RC Infant School, Aylesbury St Mary’s School, Kilburn Aston House Prep School, Ealing Strand on the Green Primary School, Kew Minet Infant School, Hayes Miles Coverdale Primary … Read More
Who is the show aimed at?
The show has universal appeal, and will entertain, captivate and educate any group of children between the ages of 3 and 11.We deliver the performance to whole school audiences, and they love the show, from nursery right up to Year 6. The teachers frequently tell us how much they have also learnt. We have found that the show also works … Read More
How does the show work?
Nutritional content Throughout the show, the benefits of eating different fruit and vegetables, grains, seeds and water (hydration) are revealed to the audience. The selection of items has been carefully made to ensure there is a balance between familiar and less familiar foods, more and less expensive items, and fruit and vegetables. Information focuses on one or two key attributes … Read More
“I wanted to say a big thank you to you & your colleagues for the wonderful show & workshops that you came along to do. The children loved them and I will most definitely be emailing all the other schools in the borough to recommend you.” ~Vanessa Kelly, PSHE Mentor, Park Walk Primary School, Kensington Our musical theatrical production … Read More