WATCH CHRIS IN ACTION ON-LINE
Three films for teachers demonstrating story making, poetry making and functional writing plus Story telling in action
Chris has designed and facilitated educational arts projects of all kinds for many years. Her background is teaching in the primary sector but she also has qualifications in educational drama and a diploma in primary mathematics teaching.
Chris has worked as an artist and run her own pottery. She is able to offer a wide selection of arts and craft workshops but her primary focus is story telling, story making, and creative writing. She also makes use of some special puppet friends to make every workshop an entertaining event.
Take a look at the new "Heritage" shows" introducing the old Irish stories with role-play, costume and hands-on interaction. Ideal for older children
Check out some of the collaborative novels Chris has facilitated. They are available to download
She regularly works with groups of all ages and all types from toddlers to active age groups and daycare Centres. She most enjoys designing and facilitating projects that bring differing groups together. These include intergenerational projects, cultural diversity projects and local history projects.
The popular Describe Project continues to offer an exciting new approach to creative writing. A wide range of of new downloadable resources have now been added to the site.
Read about Local Studies and the "Time Machine Room".
The links to the left represent a small selection of favourite projects. These projects, and many others, are tried and tested and open to adaptation. Have a look. They may spark new possibilities.