The Tales Toolkit Blog

16th June 2021
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Mercers Special Initiative

Super excited to share some brilliant news with you! Tales Toolkit have been awarded a grant under the Mercers’ Company’s Early Years Special Initiative, funded by […]
7th June 2021
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Education Resources Awards 2021

We are thrilled to announce that Tales Toolkit was not only named Highly Commended in the Early Years Resource or Equipment, but won the Classroom Teaching […]
17th May 2021
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Greg Bottrill: The Art of Story Dreaming and Joy of Being Me

 Greg Bottrill Early Years specialist and author 10 June 2021 8.15pm Webinar: “The Art of Story Dreaming and Joy of Being Me” Register here
22nd March 2021
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Dr. Brynn Welch Webinar: Seeing Ourselves and Seeing Our World, Representation in Children’s Stories

  Dr. Brynn Welch co-authored a book in 2018 (Bennie Goes Up! Up! Up!) and now gives talks about the importance of stories that include multidimensional characters […]
25th February 2021
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Tim Gill Webinar: How to Take a Balanced Approach

  Tim Gill is a global advocate for children’s outdoor play and mobility, and author of ‘No Fear: Growing Up in a Risk-Averse Society’ which the […]
25th January 2021
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Sue Palmer webinar: Hitting the Target & Missing the Point

  Sue Palmer Former primary headteacher, literacy specialist and author of books on child development, notably ‘Toxic Childhood’, ’21st Century Boys’ and ’21st Century Girls’. 24 […]
9th October 2020
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Jane Evans webinar November 2020

  Jane Evans International Parenting Coach, Childhood Trauma and Media Expert 11 November 2020 7:30pm Webinar discussing: “Childhood Trauma and Anxiety” Register here
2nd September 2020


  EDUCATION, EDUCATION…ISOLATION? Tales Toolkit and Lockdown – What have we learnt? As September edges closer, with the promise of a new school year and a […]
2nd September 2020


BACK TO THE FUTURE Return to School – What are Tales Toolkit doing to help? The end of the summer holiday is always a sore time […]
26th August 2020
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Alistair Bryce Clegg Webinar September 2020

Alistair Bryce Clegg Speaker, blogger and author 24th September 2020 8pm Webinar: “Can you really learn through play?” Families welcome! Register here