Friends Of The Earth – Everything you need to know about food waste and how we can stop it.
Love Food Hate Waste – Looks at ways we can reduce food waste, including useful recipes.
Wastebusters – aim is to inspire and empower children to care for the environment.
The West Sussex Waste Partnership - The West Sussex Waste Partnership is looking to tackle food waste in the first instance through the Fight Against Food Waste prevention campaign.
Join our West Sussex Libraries - Family Corner Facebook group - a place where the whole family can come together to share stories, sing songs and enjoy all that libraries have to offer.
It includes weekly online Rhyme Time and Storytime sessions, latest book and library news, special events and brilliant ways to keep children and young people enjoying books and reading.
BookTrust is the largest reading charity in the UK and works to inspire a love of reading in children. This site provides themed lists for children of all ages. An online Book Finder app lets you access recommendations by selecting an age group and genre.
Fruit and vegetables booklist - It can be difficult to persuade little ones to eat their greens or munch on some fruit - but books might help!
Catch up with other Storytime Online videos and more in our YouTube playlist.
All of these sessions are subtitled. To see the subtitles on the songs and stories on this page click the small box underlined in red at the bottom of the screen which appears once you start playing the video. To see the subtitles on the additional songs or stories on the playlist on YouTube click the cc icon at the bottom of the screen.
Welcome to Story Magic online!
We hope you enjoy our Story Magic Online: The Secret Ingredient, a Bag Books Story. These are fun and suitable for everyone but especially brilliant for children with additional needs.
To take part in this multi-sensory story you may like to gather a few of the following items from around the home to use as props to help bring the story alive and engage with the senses.
The items we will be using for this story are:
1. Recipe book
2. Board or hard surface – chopping board/nearby table
3. Cuddly toy dog/cat
5. Mixing bowl and spoon
6. Small bowl and whisk
7. Oven Gloves
9. Packet of pet treats
10. Party hat
11. Torch/ un-lit candle
12. Wet sponge
If you don't have an item at home you could swap it for another!
Why not also visit Bag Books to see some of their DIY stories too?
Catch up with previous Story Magic Online videos in our YouTube playlist.
All of these sessions are subtitled. To see the subtitles on the songs on this page click the small box underlined in red at the bottom of the screen which appears once you start playing the video. To see the subtitles on the additional songs on the playlist on YouTube click the cc icon at the bottom of the screen.
Join Professor Pete for some exciting food science experiments.
Are you famished for a good read? Why not feast on these delightful books!
Have a look at our great booklists on food topics including, Growing Food, Stories about Food and Fun with Food!
Also, below are just a few of the books available on Food and Gardening from your local library.
Are you ready to take part in our fun Spring activities?
Make a start by colouring in our leaf design! How many shades of green will you need?
See how many birds and animals you can spot with this RSPB guide.
The Gruffalo website - make your own Gruffalo crumble and more!
Monster Max's cookbook - inspired by "Spider Sandwiches" written by Claire Freedman, illustrated by Sue Hendra and published by Bloomsbury
Roald Dahl website - try out some of your own Revolting Recipes.
BBC Food - I can Cook - learn more about food and cook up some tasty treats!
BBC CBeebies - cooking and baking with children
Active Sussex - Active Sussex’s main aim is to increase participation in sport and physical activity at a local level.
Albion in the Community – the official charity of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club.
Change4life - easy ways to eat well and move more.
Join in with Fearne Cotton’s Yoga Babies (Andersen Press):
Kitchen Disco Singalong (Based on Claire Foges book, Faber & Faber):
West Sussex Town and Village Guides – find a local walk to keep fit.
Royal Horticultural Society Family Activities - have fun outside whatever the weather!
Transition Horsham - A community group of local Horsham area residents who are concerned about the effects that climate change and other environmental and economic problems will have on our lives in the near and medium future. Find out more about their community allotment.