Author Archives: felterskelter

Can a line be art?

Would you rather eat a worm or be bitten by a spider? Is it always wrong to tell a lie? What if you didn’t have to go to school? Last week I ran a Philosophy for Children  (#P4C) lesson at Gallions … Continue reading

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The rule of three

I have just read a fascinating article suggesting that things that come in threes are ‘inherently funnier, more satisfying, or more effective than other numbers of things’. And so it is with pleasure that I present this triptych of felt … Continue reading

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Keeping Red, Yellow and Blue green

Apologies for the break in blogging. Here are some images from a wonderful recycling themed day working with Year 2 pupils at a Hanwell School. Thanks to Gail from @eastsidelondon for her brilliant organisation. More posts to follow but possibly … Continue reading

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Celebrating EC1

The Barbican at sunset, a cow’s head, a cello, a church, shoppers at Spitalfields and a nurse’s uniform, all recreated in handmade felt. These highly individual works are part of a Celebrating EC1 banner project I am working on with several … Continue reading

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Drawing from nature… and a feline surprise

Teaching other teachers can be daunting but last week’s training session at Kew Gardens was a gentle and affirming experience. I team taught the session with my colleague Stuart Simler and we began with two warm up exercises to focus … Continue reading

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Happy new creative year

Happy New Year dear readers! Apparently cleaning a corner of your house, going on a local adventure or spending time with children can all stimulate creativity. Or perhaps send the kids on their own little adventure and forget about tidying … Continue reading

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Creative routes

Here’s a sneak preview of some work I’m creating with Year 3 children from Barnet schools as part of artsdepot’s annual Creative Routes project. The work is based on the theme of Outer Space and is inspired by an opera … Continue reading

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