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Do you know how to play?

19/12/2022 12:08

Not all adults who work with children know how to play – do you agree? I believe that just as every child knows how to play, every adult (given that they too were once a child!) also knows. But, in part because the word ‘play’ is associated with children, all too often play breaks down because adults feel self-conscious, particularly when asked to engage children in imaginative play (which by its nature, dictates that we throw off our adult persona completely).

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All in a day's work!

24/11/2022 15:47

Yesterday, I decided to do the job of a franchisee as an experiment. I set myself the challenge of calling nurseries to 'sell' Pyjama Drama - the single thing franchisees say they dread most!

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The emotion of drama

16/11/2022 11:01

Drama is an inclusive learning tool and can be used to learn about and explore just about any topic, theme, or story you can think of. So, with World Cup fever on the rise, we’ve been visiting nurseries and primary schools to deliver drama workshops specially created to help children explore the ‘big’ feelings football fans experience.

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World Cup Wales

08/11/2022 09:53

Drama and imaginative play transport children to places where they can experience things that will probably never happen (like swimming with the mermaids or dancing on the moon) and experience the probable - like starting school, going to the dentist, or watching Wales win the World Cup!

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Far too shy?

26/10/2022 08:49

"My child would hate your Pyjama Drama, they're far too shy."
These words were said to me at a party I went to this weekend and it's not the first time someone has assumed that only confident children benefit from drama...
   
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Q. What do Cornwall, Sheffield and London have in common?

25/10/2022 17:46

Q. What do Cornwall, Sheffield and London have in common?
A. They all may soon have a new Pyjama Drama franchise!
   
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Family friendly working at its best

15/09/2021 08:20

If you're considering a career change; maybe looking for family-friendly work, a more flexible way of working, or a way to (finally!) utilise your drama skills, a Pyjama Drama franchise might be one of your options. 

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Six good reasons to join our family-friendly franchise this year

09/09/2021 10:00

Running your own business is, admittedly, hard work but when you chose the right one, the rewards can be immense! Our family-friendly, flexible franchise allows you to make a difference in your local community, earn a good income and still be around to pick the children up from school! 

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Could it be you?

10/10/2018 13:47

Our Guildford franchise is up for sale - meet current owner, Anthony...

"My wife and I are both actors and wanted to start a business of our own, one that would use our skill base; pulling funny faces, jumping up and down, using funny voices - that sort of thing! But we also wanted to run a business that made a difference. Knowing we didn’t have the time or experience to set up our own business from scratch, we decided to look into franchising options..

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Aw shucks

21/08/2018 07:47

We seem to be on a winning streak this month, with awards almost coming out of our ears! And it's all down to two of our most amazing franchisees, both of whom go above and beyond to make sure that every child they teach has a magical experience, while learning and gaining new skills along the way. Both have children of their own, and run their own businesses singlehandedly, which makes their achievements all the more amazing. 

 

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