Category Archives: props

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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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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Delightful Discoveries at Kettle’s Yard

Questioning and detailed looking are themes facilitated during Sunday’s family workshop by two props selected from the props box. The blindfoldmask and questions discs, each with one score, are given to families to explore the exhibition at Kettle’s Yard on … Continue reading

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Messy Messy

Child-led tours, more questions and playing in the field. The second family workshop is completely different to the first. The weather is glorious and the whole of Wysing is transformed into a vast research area for exploring contemporary art. Questions, … Continue reading

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Games Games Games

The day is sunny and full of anticipation, we begin with a view into the gallery where the show has almost finished being taken down. We ask the children how it feels, they reply “plain and boring, empty and cold, … Continue reading

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