“Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.” – Mary Lou Cook, community activist, calligrapher and author
 
Please scroll down the page to browse our current offer of CPD Workshops and, if you would like to book one for your school or setting, please get in touch - admin@scrapstuff.co.uk

with Alison Booth

This session allows participants to explore different techniques and processes to use with pupils to turn recycled materials into treasured and useful objects, encouraging their pupils to recycle in a creative way. 

 

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with Alison Booth

This session allows teachers and professionals to learn how to create and edit stop motion animations using free software on an iPad. Participants will be led through the technical process of setting up, capturing, editing and adding music and/or voice overs to a stop motion animation.

 

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This session is a gentle introduction to the beauty of finding your clown. By discovering the freedom and play evoked when clowning participants can gain greater emotional understanding, both about themselves and the world around them. This process can enhance delivery or performance in front of an audience or class. It can lead to greater connectivity when communicating with children and offer a bank of games and exercises to be used with children and adults alike.

 

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with Odd Doll Theatre of Puppetry

This session will inspire practitioners to incorporate mask and movement into their practice, enabling to deliver a project in this field with confidence and their own creative flair. 

 

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with Odd Doll Theatre of Puppetry

Puppets can be used as teaching aids and therapeutic tools, as well as within theatre and performance. This session is focussed on teaching the manipulation of a puppet and how to make it appear animated, alive and captivating.

 

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with Odd Doll Theatre of Puppetry

Participants are invited to discover the creative potential behind puppet making and puppet theatre and how to use this unique art form to develop skills, learning and social understanding in others. 

 

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with Odd Doll Theatre of Puppetry

This session offers new and exciting ways to explore light and shadow, through art and design, movement, narrative and performance.

 

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with Dawn Todd

This is a trouble shooting session allowing the opportunity to work through an area of your curriculum you feel needs work to create lessons which are exciting and engaging.

 

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with Dawn Todd

This session explores how creative risk taking is at the heart of learning. What is it to be creative? How and why should this be encouraged in a classroom environment? Devise ways to develop creative and self directed learning opportunities within your school.

 

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with Dawn Todd

When we make children more aware of the product than the process we chip away at their creativity. School is historically focused on tangible products, so how can we address that bias by creating opportunities for open ended process led activities, which might not result in a product at all?

 

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