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Playing with the brand new PropsBox

On Saturday we offered the brand new refined and designed version of the PropsBox to families who joined us at Wysing’s Draw Me Play Me day. Again it was lovely to see the children’s responses. Reassuring to see that the … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for ‘Starting with Play’

We’ve been very busy getting the ‘real’ propsbox ready in time for its launch on 12th October at Wysing Arts Centre in a conflab called STARTING WITH PLAY. We’re working with Alan Perks from FITDESIGN in London and are very … Continue reading

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Wandering Further Afield

Many who join us for the Play Wysing days – mention the outdoors as rich source for increasing the engagement and participation. Seems like the map we have offered allows people to explore with ease what the site has to … Continue reading

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The Imaginating Pod in Full Swing

As part of Play Wysing days- we also offer participants the ‘Imaginating Pod’- the  ‘art shed’ made of recycled wood that we have done up, re-labelled using one of the children’s invented names and equipped with big blackboard as well … Continue reading

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Playing at Recollect

Currently  at Wysing Arts Centre is Recollect: A gallery exhibition exploring architecture, memory and experience. The families that turn up for our Play Wysing days are all intrigued to explore the show using the props. This time the props are … Continue reading

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Can You Hear It Nice And Loud?

At the Play Wysing days – we get many more visitors than expected and the responses are so numerous and overwhelming -its hard to know where to start from…. Sebastian and Finlay come on the first day, straight after football … Continue reading

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Adults Playing with the Props Box at Firstsite Gallery

   The Props Box was invited along to an Early Arts session at Firstsite Gallery in Colchester, Essex on the 15th June 2012. It was great to see it in action in yet another gallery setting. It was also the … Continue reading

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