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December, 2013

Behind the scenes… how to make your own fake chocolates

By Jaanika Reinvald. Taking into account our own fondness for real chocolates it was decided that the best way to actually manage a chocolate-packing activity was to make a batch of very realistic looking fake chocolates. In these five easy steps you can make your own set of fake chocolates. 1) Purchase a more »< Read More...

Behind the scenes… the making of the Moorrees Formboard

By Jaanika Reinvald. Creating our interactive activities is no easy task! Getting ready for the event in the York Explore Library took no less than an entire weekend, or 16 straight hours, of preparation by a crew of volunteers. We did not have an original Moorrees Formboard and had only ever seen a more »< Read More...

Event…Taking over York Explore Library

By Jaanika Reinvald. On Wednesday, the 4th of December we recreated some of the activities from the Rowntree factory days in the foyer of York Explore Library. Having set up a board with an eye-catching picture of the women working in the factory, laid out all the mouthwatering fake chocolates and set the more »< Read More...