2015-09-26 - inside out - now wilderness

THE SUMMER OF NOW

INSIDE OUT had a blast this summer with NOW — a fab organisation that brings creativity and mindfulness together through experiential workshops, talks and events. In July, we were part of their week-long Festival of wellbeing activities at Deptford Lounge in East London. Ducks and wild art in a library? Yup. (shhhhhh!). Both were in our […]

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ENGAGING TEACHERS

How do we excite teachers who haven’t been on a Magical Day Out about INSIDE OUT so they can help children feel happier and learn better? We asked Ingrid Burton, a teacher at Thameside Primary School, for her advice. She suggested an INSIDE OUT workshop for teachers at school. Who better to help us develop […]

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WILD AT ART

Art is my passion. It all started when I was about 8 years old growing up in New York. My best friend at school was named Meechie. I thought he was the most amazing artist ever. He could draw anything. One day he gave me a gift — a book of cartoons. I can’t remember […]

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MY FIRST CONFERENCE

It’s one thing to be the Founder of a self-development programme based on experiential learning, boosting confidence, and empowering children to notice and express their inner emotions, whatever they might be feeling. It’s another thing to stand up there and practice what you preach. On 20th March, I got my chance. I was invited to give […]

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ANNOUNCING OUR NEW CHARITY

It’s official — INSIDE OUT became a registered charity today. WOW. It still hasn’t completely sunk in yet. We now have a place on the Charity Commission website — our charity name is INSIDE OUT for Children / registered number 1160856. We’ll still go by INSIDE OUT on most stuff. It’s my pleasure to introduce […]

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OUR HOPES FOR 2015

At the start of our 2nd year, we look forward to continuing our adventure with INSIDE OUT. Our 5 keys goals for the year are: Become a registered charity for children Dramatically increase the number of children who benefit from what we do Improve what we offer teachers and schools that they can make the most […]

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OUR FIRST BIRTHDAY

When a child celebrates a 1st birthday, they are starting to walk, talk and find their feet and it’s just how we feel at INSIDE OUT. We celebrated our 1st birthday on 7th November. It’s been a year of amazing milestones including: • Forming our INSIDE OUT team • Launching our Magical Days Out • […]

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RAINDROPS ON ROSES

INSIDE OUT is grounded in the science of happiness. So what does that mean exactly? Join me … and Julie Andrews … in a few bars of ‘My Favourite Things’ from ‘The Sound of Music.’  It will help explain it. Come on … I know you know the words! Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens […]

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BEST DAY IN SCHOOL EVER

One of the parents emailed Headteacher at Thameside Primary School, Helen Wallace, to thank them for what her daughter called – ‘Best day in school ever.’ She went on to say … “What an amazing day the INSIDE OUT day must have been!! X has shared her experiences and favourite activities with me, which was magical. The day clearly made […]

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EVERY TEACHER’S DREAM

Curious how our ‘Test the Toolbox’ day went at Thameside Primary School? Read what the teacher leading the project, Ingrid Burton, had to say … “The Toolbox is every teacher’s dream – stress-free and adaptable. Loved the simplicity of the guide and wouldn’t change a thing! You gave a clear ‘Purpose’ for each activity and we didn’t need […]

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