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Scarlett’s Sunflower Race 2017

We had so much fun with our sunflower race last year and are excited to be launching it once again. We will be measuring our sunflowers slightly differently this year by comparing their height with a set series of household items. All will be revealed when you receive your entry packs! We will be asking you to share your photos once your flower reaches each of the marker heights. The sunflower to reach the final marker first will be victorious! There will be a prize for the winner and also some runners up treats for the families who share the most photos. … Read more

VICTA Christmas Competition

Decorate our VICTA Christmas tree for treats! For a few years now our VICTA Christmas tree has been looking a little sad and we need your help to spruce it up this year! We are running a competition in which we would like children of all ages to make a decoration to send in to us. We will then be decorating our tree throughout December and sharing photos on our website and social media for you all to see. There will be prizes for first, second and third place and a little treat for all the runners up to say thank … Read more

How to make a sensory garden box for a child who is visually impaired

With Spring in full swing and the sun beginning to peep from behind the clouds Easter is a perfect time to get out into the garden and start planting.  There are many benefits to gardening for a child who is visually impaired.  It can be a great way of introducing new sensory experiences and a very holistic way of learning about nature. Gardens are a sensory delight but much of the emphasis can be placed on the visual aspects, so I wanted to help create a small garden box for Scarlett to explore which she could appreciate using her other … Read more

The Great Sunflower Race

To mark the first signs of Spring on Friday 25 March 2016 (Good Friday) we at Through Scarlett’s Eyes are launching ‘The Great Sunflower Race’. This online event is open to all who wish to participate! Unfortunately the date has passed to apply for seeds in the post but you can still join in. You can download our planting instructions and sunflower grow chart below. Download the Sunflower Grow Chart Download the Planting Instructions To take part in this great spring spectacular we would like you to post photos and share your measurements on our ‘sunflower score days’ so we can keep track of … Read more

It’s Your Story – Competition Results

Budding children story authors were invited to write a book up to 400 words that includes the child and is fun to read. Entrants were also asked to supply a front cover design which illustrates the main characters and story line. The winners of the three categories were selected by a panel made up of Su Hendra an author of children story books, Tim O’Sullivan, an author and illustrator, Charlotte Mellor, founder of Through Scarlett’s Eyes website and Eileen Finch, founder of Access2books. Thank you to everyone who entered the competition, there was a really high standard of entries from some … Read more