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Settling children at new workshops

From time to time at Inkpots, children come to holiday workshops not knowing anybody else, and our way of doing things is new to them too. Over the years, I have developed a few strategies for settling new children in, especially those who are a little anxious. I have pulled some of these ideas together […]

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Update on the new Inkpots online club – Inkpots Inc

This week has seen the culmination of lots of activity behind the scenes for the new Inkpots online club Inkpots Inc. The Inkpots Graphic Designer, Jane, has been working incredibly hard with some websites wizards to get the member login pages set up. It’s really important to me that we make the process of using […]

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Christmas books ideas from Inkpots

It’s 1 December – and the countdown to Christmas begins! Over the last few months, I have been lucky enough to be read some brand new children’s books, thanks largely to a great group on Twitter called @KidLitReaders. I also started the Inkpots Writers’ Hut for children in school years 6 and 7 (10 – […]

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Golden autumn activities

During this half term week, I have had the privilege of being involved in two very different days when I was completely won over by the great young people I met. The first occasion was a Fun Day for Young Carers organised by Burgess Hill Youth and Burgess Hill Town Council.  Steve Willis, a Patron […]

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Inkpots Holiday Workshop

Our second workshop of the summer takes place on Wednesday 24 August and will be held at 1st Burgess Hill Scout Hall. The theme will be all about our favourite authors, including J K Rowling, Roald Dahl, David Walliams and Jacqueline Wilson.

There’ll be lots of activities and writing and drawing opportunities. Plus cake!

There is plenty of parking at the Scout hall; please contact Gill for more information.

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