This month we are sharing some ideas for stories to help young writers start their stories; we know that some like to look at a picture for inspiration and others prefer the actual start of stories to get them thinking – so here are both. (Hope you like the spooky castle!) Here are some […]
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Have you dreamed of having a room in your home filled from floor to ceiling with books? Imagine oversized comfy chairs in front of a fireplace and a ladder that rolls along the bookshelves. You can sit and read to your heart’s content next to the crackling fire with a mug of tea to sip. […]
After the Manchester Arena bombing a few weeks ago, I considered writing a post about the steps I take whenever a terrorist attack is in the news and may affect the children and young people who come to Inkpots. With 24-hour news and access to phones, children are much more aware of world events, and […]
Over half term, we ran an online whodunnit event. Here are some of the activities if you are looking for some activities around mystery stories: There was a sample story called the Missing Tiara Mystery in two parts – one and two If you like drawing, you could do a picture of the BeeBopDaLooLa tiara – […]
We are so proud of Tilly who goes to our Manor Field after school club as she has recently passed her lifesaving award at swimming. Tilly does lots of sports and she is really good at swimming so it was really lovely to celebrate this with her.
Charlie and Ollie who come to our Monday Suthway after school club have three guinea pigs. This lovely picture shows Ruffles, Milly and Tufty.
I am a devoted BBC Radio 4 listener and one of the absolute joys is Michael Rosen on Word of Mouth on Tuesday afternoons. I catch this as I am driving home from Inkpots and it’s always a delight to hear such interesting discussions about words, language development and the importance of being playful with […]
Inkpots founder, Gill, was recently interviewed for The Mutton Club website. You can read it all here: https://www.themuttonclub.com/from-empty-nest-to-starting-business-inkpots-founder-gill-pawley/