Enjoy stories and rhymes with your child

Arts Centre, Bideford

Who is this course for?

This course is for families who would like to develop and promote learning through play, by using nursery rhymes and stories to enhance language and communication skills, while having fun with your little ones.

Course content

Each session will review a different nursery rhyme, we will use craft materials to make resources to support the nursery rhyme and consider a variety of ways to share stories with your child/ren.

Support and feedback

The tutor will provide verbal feedback during the session.

Additional costs and requirements

All materials will be provided.

There are no entry requirements

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?


About the tutor

Amanda graduated from the University of Kent and worked at the Kent Institute of Art and Design, she moved to the West Country and has worked for Learn Devon, tutoring adult and community learning courses for Devon County Council since 2002.

Amanda is an artisan who has exhibited and worked at the Bideford Art Centre, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford Pannier Market and other local shops and craft fairs in North Devon, she also takes bespoke commissions for Jewellery, Stained Glass and Mosaic pieces and is a member of the Heritage Crafts Association.

Amanda works in each of our three curriculum areas;

Arts and crafts, where she is renowned for her gentle, patient approach and has a good track record for encouraging learners to reach their potential, many of her past learners are now designer makers in their own right.

Family Learning, an area Amanda is passionate about, promoting a positive lifelong love of learning, she believes is essential to a family’s health and wellbeing.

And Adults with Learning Difficulties/Disabilities, Amanda is also the Co-ordinator for North Devon Mencap.

Start date26 April 2018
End date17 May 2018
Start time12:30
End time15:00
Concessions not available