The Forgettery

Illustrated by Laura Hughes

Farshore, March 2021

The Forgettery gently explores themes of memory loss and dementia.

Resources

Explore craft activities and brain games connected to themes of memories and dementia:

Classroom resources
Perfect for EYFS & KS1, explore the classroom resources prepared by Teach Primary, which include lesson plans and activity sheets.

Craft activities

Memory Making Advice letter

Brain facts and brain games

Alzheimer's Research has lots of resources on their website to help explain dementia and Alzheimer's to children and young people.

It also has fun activities and brain games:

The Forgettery

Resources

The Last Garden

Illustrated by Anneli Bray

Hodder Children's Books, October 2020

Introduce children to the topics of migration, war and the power of nature and gardens throughout history in a gentle, hopeful way with The Last Garden. These resources are designed to guide you through the picture book, with suggested questions, classroom activities and additional resources on the key topics.

This video talks about the work of the Royal Horticultural Society and the Lemon Tree Trust. A hundred years on from providing seeds to WWI prisoners of war, the Lemon Tree Trust worked with the RHS to supply seeds to Syrian refugees in Domiz camp, Kurdistan region of Iraq:

War Gardeners: A 100 year history of supporting POWs and refugees through seeds

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