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Puppet Making Animation and Cookery

Produce your own animation and bake cookies

Mentored by Press Play Films and Eat Fresh and Feel GoodMentor summary: Teacher Animator and Nutritionist and Chef
Organisation links:
East Sussex Holiday Activities and Food Programme - Summer provision 2022
Location address: Newhaven, BN9 9RW
Chosen age group:

For ages: 7 - 13 years

Available tickets:
Free HAF Ticket Free
Next date: None - message Mentor to express interest
Funded by East Sussex County Council
Universal holiday club

A summary

Paper puppet making animation film workshops: IMPORTANT!! We have additional SEN Support on the following dates, so please make sure to book these dates if your child has additional learning requirements. July 26th (Newhaven) Aug 30th (Eastbourne). Press Play Films will help children produce colourful puppets and stage sets for their animations using coloured card and craft materials. The puppets will have moving parts and children can design a mini 'play' for them to be in. Children will be encouraged to make animations based on the subject of 'summertime' and 'what do we enjoy about summertime?' to encourage uplifting and colourful films. Once puppets and sets are made, children will use cameras and animation software/laptops to take photographs and produce their films. Finally they will use a sound library to choose and add sounds/ music. Children will also be sent their films as MP4s, to keep and share further. During workshops, children will learn the key features of stop moti...

Press Play Films and Eat Fresh and Feel Good·Teacher Animator and Nutritionist and Chef
Animator and Teacher Lara, and Nutritionist and Chef Lucie share their skills in Stop motion Animation and healthy eating. Lara from Press Play Films specialises in film and animation workshops for children, teenagers and young adults. Press play films was established in 2016, by Lara Leslie, an artist, videographer & animator with 20 years’ industry experience. Lara has a strong interest in the capacity of film and animation to benefit the social, educational and creative lives of children, young people and families. Lara and her team have worked with 1000s of children & families in schools, art galleries, museums, libraries, festivals and community settings, making animation production accessible to all. BANT Registered Nutritional Therapist and Chef. Lucie has many years experience working in primary schools as an occasional chef and nutritionist, she runs live and online healthy cooking workshops for families. Lucie shares her passion for feel-good plant focused food, providing simple ways to get families eating fresh and feeling good. Lucie’s recipes are inspired by her Italian family upbringing and world travels.

Learning aims

Press Play Film Workshops aim to extend children's experience of art and technology by engaging them in new skills and teaching them that computers are not just for gaming on! Eat Fresh and Feel Good aims to educate children how to eat well to feel good, and bake healthy cookies which taste delicious.

What's provided






Enhanced DBS

Risk Assessment

Public Liability Insurance

Safeguarding Training

First Aid Training

First Aid Kit

Smoke Detector

Coronavirus Safety Policy

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we'll be

Robinson Road, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 9RW

Pricing information

Ticket: Free HAF Ticket £0

Pricing information


My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.

Free bookings do not require refunds but as places are limited, please cancel if you cannot attend so that your place can be offered to someone else.

Cancellations: Please let us know if for any reason your child/ children are unable to make it to the sessions so that we can offer the space to another family. The earlier the better, but minimum of 2 days notice. We are working hard to prepare a fantastic experience for you. Please let us know if you have any questions, otherwise, we look forward to welcoming you on the day. For questions related to the animation workshop please contact For food and food workshop related questions please contact


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