March 2021 Update: BACK SOON!

We have had confirmation that following the government’s review on 2nd March, we will be reopening TASC on 15th March, alongside the full reopening of school. We will be in touch with reopening arrangements. In the meantime, here’s some more daily ideas…

1st March World Book Week begins!

It’s World Book Week!! Make sure you follow Portobello Library on Facebook, they have some great links, ideas and events including weekly online Storytimes! Looking forward to going for a visit as soon as we can!

2nd March #TurnontheSubtitles!

Watch this for a simple and transformational idea that is just GENIUS!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-zISnJ-oao…

Here’s more https://turnonthesubtitles.org/

3rd March Moggy Bookmarks

Newington library have some lovely Friday crafts videos, like this:Moggy BookmarksGet ready for #WorldBookDay next Thursday by making some of these adorable cat bookmarks. Customise them to look however you want, and post a photo in the comments to show off your fabulous creations! https://fb.watch/3-1LdnJp8w/

4th March World Book Day!

It’s World Book Day! Anyone dressing up today? Who’s YOUR favourite character in a book? Every child can still get their £1 book voucher – find out how here, with other ideas on how to celebrate the joy of books https://www.worldbookday.com/…/frequently-asked-questions/

5th March Arty Ideas

Create some great images with these fun techniques

https://artfulparent.com/6-watercolor-resist-techniques…/

6 Amazing Watercolor Resist Techniques to Try With Kids

8th March International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day! Teach your kids about gender equality with some of these great ideas, including crafts, printable activity sheets, themed food, online events to join and books to read. https://www.familyeducation.com/holidays/international-womens-day-activities-for-kids

The Ultimate List of International Women's Day Activities to Do With Kids

9th March Silly Songs!

If your kids enjoy a silly song, musician and comedian Jay Foreman is a performer who will have them in stiches! Once this is all over, I’d recommend taking children to see one of live kids shows but in the meantime https://www.jayforeman.co.uk/(He also does comedy for adults so supervision is required when exploring the website!! Make sure you watch the ones labelled “For Kids”!)

10th March Just a Funny!

Just a funny today! From fab comedian Bec Hill https://fb.watch/48jD6sYwye/

https://www.comedyclub4kids.co.uk/acts/bec-hill/

Bec Hill - YouTube

11th March Art Club

The fabulous kids author and comedian Olaf Falafel has been making Art Club videos throughout Lockdown. Catch up here and have some creative fun! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsscZgxhEvgPp2caT3UNODA

Olaf Falafel - YouTube

12th March – Last day of Lockdown for us!!

It’s Mothering Sunday coming up – whoever does the “mothering” in your home deserves one of these bunches of hand-shape lilies!https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/109353097175223805/