January 13th, 2019

llandudno's take pART festival 2019

"Hey Reeve, what are we doing in Llandudno?"

Taking part in a terrific arts festival, is what! I've just been to Wales for Take pART 2019, which writer and performer Kjartan Poskitt assured us would be absolutely unmissable. I started out with a Dinosaur Firefighters picture book event. You can see here a list of jobs that I've had the kids help me come up with, and we paired the jobs with various dinosaurs to make pictures that might spark off other fun dinosaur stories.

It all went very well until one of the kids asked me to draw a Batman Diplodocus, and I have to say, my picture was pretty bad. So on the train ride home, I tried to do a slightly better version:

The kids' drawings were brilliant! I love this T-Rex card one little boy handed me at the end of the session:

Collapse )