In June, the Opportunity Plus South West team all got together to do a Face Painting course with Cats Whiskers from Bristol. We had so much fun turning each other into tigers and pirates and butterflies! But this was more than a team building day. Part of our lottery funding is for us to support local community groups. We thought that offering free face painting at community events would be a great way to get people involved and to help with fundraising.
On the 7th August, Chloe went along to the Mary Rose Community Centre in Buckland, Newton Abbot. They were holding a celebration event for the Breastfeeding Peer Supporters who have recently completed their training with Healthy Babies UK to volunteer and help new Mums get to grips with breastfeeding. This was also part of World Breastfeeding Week 2013.
Chloe painted the faces of around 10 of the older children, and it was really popular – some children came back more than once to be turned into something different!!
Do your children like having their faces painted? What’s their favourite character to be painted as? So far we have found Spiderman and Butterflies to be the most popular designs.