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Creative Zone Blog

Welcome to our Creative Zone Blog. The mission is to encourage people to explore the life and works of Seamus Heaney through the enjoyment of engaging arts and craft based activities, using Seamus Heaney’s work as a source of inspiration to fuel an imaginative response.  
 
Seamus Heaney had a gift for taking the everyday ordinary, and creating something extraordinary through his use of words.  

Have you heard of the saying, “a picture paints a thousands words”?  Well, we think that Seamus Heaney’s use of words paints pictures and lots of imagery emerges inviting a creative visual response.   

So why not join us on a creative journey as we delve into Seamus Heaney’s word hoard to see what we can find? Let’s get creative! 

Week 1: Nature Art
Click here for your activity, instructions and helpful photos for week 1 activity: Nature Art.

 Week 2: Make FLOWERS from an egg box 
Click here for your activity, instructions and helpful photos for week 2 activity: Make FLOWERS from an egg box. 


 Week 3: Bookmarks
With spending more time at home lately you’re probably doing a lot more reading so why not create a bookmark for your favourite book?  Remember to share your designs with us on our Facebook page here or you can send an email to us here. 
Click here for your activity, instructions and helpful photos for week 3 activity: Bookmarks
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