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Bear Ear Clinic

A paw-some roleplay installation for little bears and their owners inspired by the book Can Bears Ski? by Raymond Antrobus and Polly Dunbar and first exhibited at Norfolk Deaf Festival. Children were invited to bring a beloved soft toy to be fitted with 3D printed toy hearing aids or cochlear implants in this fun affirmative event sponsored by the Septagon Charity, the Ellerdale Trust and Walker Books.

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Fairy doll with prosthetic foot

Toy Box Tales

12 stunning images celebrating disability in toys. Created with Arts Council funding these images were exhibited in hospitals in Norwich, York and Scarborough. We took mainstream characters and toys, adapted them to give them impairments and created scenes for them to be photographed in.

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Cartoon image of children and the words

See it. Be it.

A magnetic hands-on exhibition celebrating the weird, wonderful and plain normal jobs held by D/deaf adults. Created to raise aspirations and grow dreams, this exhibition encourages children to match magnetic tokens with 100s of jobs held by deaf adults around the world and celebrate their deaf pride. This project was funded by Ellerdale Trust and Birkdale Trust.

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Toy wheelchairs

Wonder Wheels

A project to explore the potential of 3D printing to make toys that are disability representative, with funding from Paul Hamlyn Foundation. We worked with Batchworks and Cellule Studio to create toy wheelchairs which could be raced down ramps by children of all ages and abilities.

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My Little Lockdown Life in a Box

A paper-based play set to colour, cut and build your own miniature lockdown home, complete with PE with Joe Wicks on the titchy telly, (huff, puff) tiny home-school work (yawn, yawn) and teeny weeny messages of thanks to NHS workers (our true heroes).

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Two boys playing in a field.

Playful Shielders

A project to enable families shielding from Covid19 the chance to relax and play free from the stress of Covid19  by providing picnic and play sessions on private land and venues in Norfolk. The project was created in collaboration with Girl Guiding Anglia, Wheatfen Forest School and the Puppet Tree.

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