Bookings and Visits

  Links to flyers with more information about booking a workshop run by Megan can be found here. Workshops with author illustrator Megan Forward All I Want for Christmas is Rain Workshop Build your own frog pond Emily Green’s Garden Workshop Writing and illustrating a picture book with Megan Forward          …

Bookings and Workshops

For Bookings and workshops contact Megan : e:  p: 0403 873 805 Megan is an author, illustrator, educator and speaker who facilitates hands-on interactive STEAM (Science, Technology, English, Art and Maths) workshops for young children using her picture books as stimulus. She is passionate about teaching sustainability to young children and connecting them to…


Children’s Art Classes – Ink Painting

Yesterday we took a little field trip to the foreshore to study nature and paint our responses in the style of traditional Chinese and Japanese Ink Paintings. We had lots of fun playing around with the ink to capture the essence of the natural forms around us. We even learned how to make our own…


Scribbly Gum Secrets

Published by Ford Street Publishing 2020
‘Who drew on these tree trunks?’ Charlie asked Max. ‘They’ll be in big trouble if Mum sees that!’
Take a walk through the Australian bush with Charlie, Layla, Cooper and Max.
As the children discover a world full of natural wonders, brimming with native flora and fauna,
little Charlie’s mind is focussed on one thing . . .
Who, or what, has made those marks on the bark of the Scribbly Gum trees?


Children’s Art Classes – Negative Space Drawing

Negative space drawing is a key drawing skill for artists. You concentrate on all of the spaces and shapes between and around objects, and eventually the object itself magically appears. Seeing in this way is like turning a switch off in one part of your brain and turning another switch on. Eventually it becomes automatic,…


Cities of the Future – Planet Earth 2

I’m just watching the episode of David Attenborough’s Planet Earth 2 called ‘Cities’, looking at animals adapting to urban environments. The last 10 minutes is particularly inspiring about the cities of the future. I think it’s so important to teach our children to connect with and value nature -hopefully they will be the ones designing…