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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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Trying out the Props Box

When you open the props box, you see six compartments, each with an object. Ontop of the object is a card with some suggested ways to use the object. For some families, it was not obvious what to do with … Continue reading

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Blindfold Art Appreciation

Alistair and Leo’s  (Alistair’s Dad) have found another more familiar use for the shawl. They are doing something similar to the Child-led Blindfold Tour which began the first of these family sessions. Leo is now blindfolded and standing in front … Continue reading

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Three-legged Art Appreciation

Alistair (aged 5) and Leo (Alistair’s Dad) have taken the shawl from their Resource Box. They have tied their legs together as if they were doing a three-legged race. Leo is smiling. Alistair is giggling so much he is bent … Continue reading

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Score no. 10

The instructions for Score no.10 were: The youngest member of the group leads the rest on a 6-minute tour of the gallery. A family interpreted this score in the gallery amongst the Bridget Riley paintings. They wrote this in response: … Continue reading

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