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We LOVE creativity and adventure. We're compiling all kinds of resources from our brilliant team and partners to keep children & young people (and grown ups!) learning and having creative adventures at home. We'll be updating this page, so do keep checking back. We'd love to see what you get up to, so if you'd like to share anything with us just use #SRESatHome 

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Interactive & Performance 

THE MAN WHO KNOWS EVERYTHING  

The Man Who Knows EVERYTHING! 
 
Challenge The Man Who Knows Everything and his brilliant brain! Week days at 1pm, live at facebook.com/ingestrearts. 
 
Each day, TMWKE will set a challenge to find out TEN FACTS about a topic. If you find out a fact that The Man Who Knows Everythng doesn't, then you've defeated him!  
TMWKE: Ancient Egypt 
 
The Man Who Knows Everything shares all the facts he knows about Ancient Egypt from deep within his massive brain!  
 
Check the facts off your list bingo-style and see if you can defeat him.  
 
Weekdays live, 1pm facebook.com/ingestrearts 
TMWKE: Tudor England 
 
Challenge 2: What ten facts did you find out about Tudor England.  
 
It may look like TMWKE is wearing a fez on Tudor England day. Did you know the Fez may have originated in ancient Greece? It did you know, but today is #WearAHatDay in aid of www.braintumourresearch.org, so why not! 
LIVE & INTERACTIVE! Week days at 13:00, on facebook.com/ingestrearts 
Catch up at Ingestre's YouTube Channel 

NEWAVE ARTS: MUSIC @ HOME  

The Chord Basher: tuning 
 
Our friends at Newave Arts, namely Johnny P created The Chord Basher; superb tutorial videos that you can follow simply at home.  
 
The Chord Basher YouTube Channel is HERE 
For more resources, visit newavearts.co.uk/resources/ 
The Chord Basher: Guitar for beginners 
 
Our friends at Newave Arts, namely Johnny P created The Chord Basher; superb tutorial videos that you can follow simply at home.  
 
The Chord Basher YouTube Channel is HERE 
For more resources, visit newavearts.co.uk/resources/ 
The Chord Basher: one of MANY tunes!! 
 
Our friends at Newave Arts, namely Johnny P created The Chord Basher; superb tutorial videos that you can follow simply at home.  
 
The Chord Basher YouTube Channel is HERE 
For more resources, visit newavearts.co.uk/resources/ 
An Intoduction to LaunchPad with Ollie 
 
Our friends at Newave Arts have created 4 super simple videos intoducing the LaunchPad music app.  
 
For all 4 lessons, visit newavearts.co.uk/resources/ 
Learning How to Use LaunchPad with Ollie 
 
Our friends at Newave Arts have created 4 super simple videos intoducing teh LaunchPad music app. 
 
For all 4 lessons, visit newavearts.co.uk/resources/ 

CLASSIC STORIES: LIVE!  

Join Richard from Ingestre Arts LIVE each weekday as he reads a chapter from a classic novel. 

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland  

Chapter One: Down the rabbit hole 
Chapter Two: The pool of tears 

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz 

Chapter One: The cyclone 
 
With added jeopardy of Richard expecting a grocery delivery! 
Chapter Two: The council with the Munchkins 
 
LIVE & INTERACTIVE! Week days at 11:00, on facebook.com/ingestrearts 
Catch up at Ingestre's YouTube Channel 

Outdoors Indoors 

Using themes, language and learning objectives outlined in the 'Healthy Mind, Happy Me' curriculum, we have compiled outdoor learning activities that can be delivered at school (or at home!), and that underpin the purpose of the curriculum. 
 
We currently have 2 themes ready to download: 
If you take part in any of the activities, we'd love to see what you get up to at #SRESatHome 
Read more about the curriculum, Sandwell Wellbeing Charter Mark and the packs in our blog. 
Plas Gwynant's 25 Home Challenges 
 
The team at Plas have come up with 25 Home Challenges which will keep the adventures alive while you are at home.  
 
View the pdf HERE 
If you'd rather have a black & white version you can find it HERE. 
 
Part adventure, part creativity, there's something there for everyone! Don't forget to share your creations at #SRESatHome 
Create a Time Capsule 
 
Linked to the 25 Home Challenges, let’s create a time capsule of all the things you make, collect and do. 
 
Put it in a safe place and set an opening date so you can look back on the things you achieved when the country went, well, a little bit strange.  
 
Click the link and let Dan from Plas Gwynant show you how.  
Wilderness at Home 
 
Many of you that have been to Plas Gwynant have either completed the John Muir Award or seen our displays around the centre.  
 
It's a brilliant programme that gets young people out in to wild places to discover and explore the great outdoors.  
 
We've created a little John Muir recipe you can try to cook up a bit of "you time" and wilderness right there at home. Read more 
Kev's brilliant things to cook with FIRE!  
 
Join Kev from Plas Gwynant as he shows you how to cook 3 classics around a fire: 
 
Hotdog Octopuses 
Classic Marshmallows 
Chocolate Fondue 
Birds nests & feeders 
 
Help build a nest; collect different materials that birds might use to build a nest and see which is most popular for your local birds.  
Get Growing! 
 
Each Year children visit Edgmond Hall to learn more about how plants grow. Sue Ray shares some tips & experiments! Read on.  
Climb the Wrekin... in STAIRS! 
 
Fran from Edgmond Hall is challenging people to climb the height of The Wrekin using your staircase.  
 
It's 163 times up & down a standard flight of stairs. That's 33 times per day over 5 days (2 x 8 in the morning and 2 x 8 in the afternoon). Easy! 
 
Here's the Edgmond Hall team; look out for crazy hockey skills, a few pets and a massive banana... 
 
Play Bird Bingo 
 
Matt & Jo at Frank Chapman Centre are playing Bird Bingo - something you can definitely try at home.  
 
Watch to see which birds come to visit, use the bingo card (above), and maybe even draw the birds too.  
 
I think that might even be one of the Plas Gwynant Home Challenges...  
Kev's Lockdown Chicken & Chorizo!  
 
Kev is back and showing us how to cook a simple family favourite with chicken & chorizo. 
Using isolation to your advantage 
 
People do not often have the opportunity to take time out of life’s busy schedule, and this is just such an opportunity. 
Biodiversity in your garden 
 
This fab guide from Mel at Plas Gwynant introduces biodiversity, its importance, and offers some top tips for making your garden bird and minibeasts friendly.  

Art & Craft 

Download the fantastic Get Creative, Stay Creative packs from Heather at Ingestre Arts, bursting with ideas and simple steps to help you get creative and stay creative at home. 
 
From crazy portraits, to toilet roll owls and painting with coffee, they all use simple household items - so no specialist equipment required.  
Share yours at #SRESatHome 
Read Heather's blog here. 
Easy Paper Butterfly Origami 
 
The team at Edgmond Hall are making these fab butterflies! 
 
Pauline didnt have coloured paper but thinks hers is "all-white". Droll :) 
 
Sue N was the instigator and hasthe sparkliest string. 
 
Sue R took apart a seed catalogue with great effect! 
Spring inspired weaving 
 
Mel from Plas has created some amazing spring inspored art. In a few simple steps, you can do it too. See how.  
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