Creative Play for Early Years from Imaginary Leaps
Creative Play for Early Years


Rachel Riggs
Creative Director and
Early Years Visual Theatre Artist.

Early Years Professional (CETAD,Lancaster)
Childrens Care and Learning Certificate Level 6

MA (Distinction) Fine Art - UCLAN

Artistic Director of DNA Puppetry & Visual Theatre Company


Sarah Hicks

Early Years Visual Artist

BA (Hons) Philosophy/ Linguistics
Diploma in Graphic Design

Over 10 years experience of working creatively with children
Organising her local pre-school play group &
art play sessions with Surestart children's centres & nurseries

Tids Pickard
Early Years Movement and Dance

1st Class Honours Degree - Dance Studies(Hull University)

Dance Specialist for Ludus Dance, Lancaster, Dare Dance and DNA on movement for early years. Professional performer and dance facilitator for over a dozen professional arts organisations.

Sian Phillips
Early Years Musician

BA (Hons) Music
Graduate Diploma in Education with
12 years experience as a music teacher in schools

Music Specialist for More Music, Morecambe
Lancashire, Leeds & York Music Service's