Polyglot at home

A Cerita Anak production photo. Three children and an adult sit on the floor in a light-filled room. They are busy creating with colourful construction paper, scissors and colour pastels.

One way that we can stay connected, motivated and positive is online. We challenged our ingenious artists to come up with fun things to do using bits and pieces from the backyard, kitchen drawers and recycling bin. While these creative activities are for all ages, some participants may need assistance with things like scissors or ripping tape. We’d love to see your Polyglot at home adventures and creations – email us at info@polyglot.org.au or post on social media and tag us.

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Header photo: Alvin Ho, courtesy of Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

Kitchen Disco

What kind of music do your kitchen utensils make? Which one will you play? The whole family can create and play with groovy Polyglot artist Nick Barlow.

Tales of a Toothbrush

Is your toothbrush friend dreaming of an exciting adventure? You betcha! Where will you take them and what will you find? Create and play with Polyglot artist Afsaneh Torabi and her mate Toofi, with music by the talented Lachlan MacLeod.

Paper Mache Masks

How can you transform yourself into a fantastical, imaginary character? Easy – make yourself a paper mache mask! Create and play with Maeve, Francis and Tamara, and bop along to music by the talented Lachlan MacLeod.

Feathered Friends

What kinds of feathered friends can you make? Maybe a bird you see everyday, or a creature you’ve dreamt up in your imagination! Create and play with Polyglot artist Briony Farrell, using materials gathered from your backyard and around your house. Featuring music by the talented Lachlan MacLeod.

Story Worlds

How do you develop a Story World? Create and play with Daniel and Naiya, and learn how to fill your stories with curious characters and exciting adventures! Featuring music from Audio Network.

Blast Off with Briony

Delve into your recycling to construct a super-spiffy rocket ship and then blast off into outer space for intergalactic adventures! Who will you meet and what will you discover amongst the stars? Create and play with Polyglot artist Briony Farrell, music by Lachlan MacLeod.

Adventures in Dolly’s World

There’s lots of things that we can’t do right now because of the Corona Dragon. But we can use our imaginations! What adventures will you go on? Create and play with Dolly and Sylvie, music by Lachlan, Maisie and Chester.

Vegetable Dance Party

‘Lettuce’ leap into the crisper for inspiration! Use fruit and veggies to make some ‘fungi’ friends, then hit the dancefloor and boogie down to some classic ‘beets’. Create and play with Polyglot artist Afsaneh Torabi.

PS: please excuse the ‘corny’ puns.

Under The Sea

Using simple materials, transform yourself into a sea creature and your home into a watery ocean wonderland. Scout for starfish and ride the waves in a washing basket. Create and play with Polyglot artist Nick Barlow.

Shadow Self

Using a few simple materials, make your very own ‘Shadow Self’. What do they look like? What adventures will they go on? Create and play with Polyglot artist Nick Barlow, who also made the wonderful music in this video!

House Party

What does your dream house look like? Does it have a disco ball and a smoking chimney? What fabulous outfits are you and your family wearing? Create and play with Polyglot artist Ashlee Hughes, featuring music by Lachlan MacLeod!

Dolly’s World

What will you build in your Box City? Create and play with Dolly and Sylvie, featuring music by Lachlan, Maisie and Chester!

Sticky Notes

What can you make with a window and some post-it notes? Create and play with our artist Nick Barlow, with music by Lachlan MacLeod.

Binoculars

What can you see through your binoculars? Create and play with Polyglot artist Ashlee Hughes, with music by Lachlan MacLeod.

Recycling

What can you transform into using stuff from the recycling bin? Create and play with Polyglot artist Nick Barlow, with music by Lachlan MacLeod.

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