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Petal Soup: Online Early Years Workshop 29 Jul 2021

Have your aprons at the ready and wooden spoon to hand for this early years workshop where children aged 2-4 and their grown-ups will experiment with what you find in your kitchen.

This guided play session will encourage you and your little one to delve into the cupboards and discover the endless fun that can be had with the simplest equipment and everyday ingredients. There will be much pouring, a lot of sieving, rigorous stirring, in pots, pans and bowls, all the best STUFF for inventing, testing and concocting something new.

Come and make some magic in the kitchen with artist Jane Groves as she re-introduces you to the ordinary stuff in your home that will spark your imagination and leave you with so many possibilities for play.

Requirements for Participation

For safety reasons, a parent or grown-up should be present in the room throughout the session, and if necessary be available to assist their child, so you're very welcome to take part in the workshop alongside your child.

  • Computer/Tablet/Phone with internet access for Zoom – placed on a table at children’s eye level
  • A table to sit at

Materials required:

  • Jug
  • Spoon
  • 2 pots
  • Bowls
  • Sieve
  • Whisk
  • Water
  • Ice cubes
  • Lots and lots of petals leaves and sticks - whatever you can find in the garden or park!

Online platform: The workshop will be delivered using the Zoom video call software. This will be a private Zoom session which will only be accessed by those booked into the workshop, the artist and The Ark's staff. The session will be recorded for the safety and security of all participants, however this recording will not be shared publicly and will be deleted within 30 days.