Flip book

Make yourself a little flip book and create  hundreds of different characters. A small flip book can generate lots of variations on a theme and plenty of laughter. Take a sheet of A4 paper and cut it into four quarters. Fold each small sheet and slot the sheets together to make a small book.  Secure the … Continue reading Flip book

Colour chart

In our last post, we wrote about colour comparisons. Today, we are going to make up names for colours. It is a similar activity. Think about a paint chart, or the names for lipstick colours or the colours of cars. We make up all kinds of phrases to suggest a colour: strawberry blush; dead salmon; … Continue reading Colour chart


In his poem, [little tree] https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/47304/little-tree, e e cummings imagines the spangles that sleep all year in a dark box dreaming of being taken out and allowed to shine, the balls the chains red and gold the fluffy threads Today, we are thinking of spangles from the year. You can write about things from the year … Continue reading Spangles