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Lindsay Jane Hunter

Lindsay is a freelance creative practitioner and community artist. Her work focuses on developing and delivering innovative and creative programmes of engagement for children, young people and communities. She is a specialist in Early Years Creativity and has developed a number of workshops and projects designed to promote positive play and creative parenting at home and in accordance with EYFS and ECM. Find out more on her website: www.lindsayjanehunter.co.uk.

Visual Storytelling…Technology Convert

I felt compelled to share with you the following short video (Click on the link to download it). The voice that you hear is of a 3 ½ year old on the autistic spectrum.   The activity itself was a visual storytelling workshop which I facilitated outside to encourage boys particularly to participate. (more…)

Validating Children’s Thinking Time

I attended a conference today with UFA (University of the First Age) which was extremely thought-provoking in many ways. Whilst I was there, I shared with the group a technique which I use with early years. The response from my fellow delegates reminded me just how important this type of process is and I felt perhaps it would be interesting to share. (more…)

Early years drama activities (part 4)

This is the final part of my collection of drama games for early years settings. I hope you will try them out and let me know how you get on. You can download a free pdf containing all 13 games here. (more…)

Early years drama activities (part 3)

Listed below are a few more activity ideas / games to encourage drama and socio-dramatic play in early years settings. They are taken from a document that I put together thanks to CCE funding. It is available to download as a pdf here. (more…)

Early years drama activities (part 2)

Listed below are a few activity ideas / games to encourage drama and socio-dramatic play in early years settings. They are taken from a document that I put together thanks to CCE funding. It is available to download as a pdf here. (more…)

Early years drama activities (part 1)

Listed below are a few activity ideas / games to encourage drama and socio-dramatic play in early years settings. They are taken from a document that I put together thanks to CCE funding. It is available to download as a pdf here. (more…)

Be square: incorporating drama in early years settings

Bringing drama into an early years setting can be a little out of the comfort zone of many teachers and professionals. So...to make things a little simpler I have one key piece of advice, and several activity suggestions(more…)


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