Tag Archives: toys

26 Stories of Christmas

As part of the 26 Children’s Winters exhibition you can now access the Museum of Childhood 26 Stories of Christmas online advent calendar. Each day you will see a new Museum of Childhood object along with a piece of creative writing to … Continue reading

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Maps and memories

Over the last week I have been running activities all over Edinburgh. Yesterday I went out with the Museums Alive volunteers for the last session of a three week block at Marionville Court Care Home. We ran a reminiscence session … Continue reading

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26 Children’s Winters- It’s Good 2 Give workshop

Ahead of the opening of the 26 Childrens Winters exhibition at the Museum of Childhood this Friday, I thought I’d share some more photographs of the linked workshops with  It’s Good 2 Give.

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Summer activities for children

I have just got back from a Street Games session at Central Library, a great start to a summer of activities. Over the next month I am running quite a few family activities. You can find the details below. Please contact … Continue reading

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Lickety Spit

In May I worked with Lickety Spit Theatre Company. Lickety Spit are based in North Edinburgh Arts Centre and run child centred theatre activities. Lickety Spit borrowed some of our loan and reminscence boxes to curate a display at NEA. I also … Continue reading

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Do you know your dolls from your diabolos?

Try a new quiz based on the Museum of Childhood collections. A bit of nostalgia for me. As a child I owned the toy in this picture. Do you know what it is? http://talesofonecity.wordpress.com/2013/12/03/name-that-toy/

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Festivals, exhibitions and conferences

The last month has been very busy, so I thought I would update you with a few of the highlights. On Saturday I had a stall (assisted by the lovely Duncan Bremner) at the Leith Festival. We were asking the … Continue reading

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