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National Doodle Day: Making Kids’ Creativity Count

Did you know that Olivier award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn pictures talking chairs when he lets his imagination wonder? Or that Grayson Perry dreams of motorbike-riding tigers? Nope, neither did we! Until, that is, this year’s sketches for National Doodle Day  were unveiled. Every year, famous sportspeople, politicians, actors and artists pause from their important work and pick up their paints and pencils instead.

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The Importance of Reading with Children

At at time where screen-time is at record levels, reading with children is sometimes being forced into the backseat (1). In this article we identify 7 reasons why reading with children is so important. Plus, we have put together a collection of our favourite OKIDO stories from squirrel boy for you to enjoy! 1. EMOTIONAL EMPATHY […]

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OKIDO Summer Club Kicks Off

The OKIDO Art and science Summer Club is well under way. Two weeks in, we’ve had great fun learning about Gravity, Time, Wind, Float and Sink, Colours, and Thunder and Lightning. We still have lots more exciting workshops planned for the following three weeks including Dinosaurs, Teeth, The Body, Creepy Crawlies, Music, Me, Breathing, Nature, and Animals.

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