MR PRITT AND MISTER MAKER MAKE A CRAFTY VISIT TO PENARTH PRIMARY SCHOOL
This week at Evenlode Primary School in Penarth, pupils in Years 1 and 3 were treated to an exclusive Mr Pritt and Mister Maker school visit, which saw the stars host a fun Autumn themed crafting session making pupils into ‘Mini-Makers’ for the day. Pupils at Evenlode Primary School were the first lucky winners of an exciting new competition run by the top selling glue brand, Pritt.
Mister Pritt and Mister Maker hosted the activity session with four classes who all created Autumn leaf pictures using real leaves, crafting materials and Pritt Sticks.
Evenlode Primary Year 3 teacher Vanessa Parselle commented: “The children had a fantastic, fun-filled day and all enjoyed the hands-on craft activity and especially meeting Mister Maker and Mr Pritt.”
Evenlode Primary School Mister Maker, the CBeebies star who led the session, explained the importance of learning crafts from an early age: “The sense of achievement which mini-makers feel from creating their own artwork is really important. I had a fantastic time making Autumn pictures in the school and was so happy to be part of an exciting arty day!”
The pupils were also filmed by Pritt for an exclusive video which will be featured on the brand’s website in the coming weeks. Each child was also given a Pritt goody bag to take away meaning that they can continue their crafty skills at home.
Pritt Stick is the best-selling glue brand in the UK. Three times stronger than the second best-selling brand and made from 90% natural ingredients, Henkel-owned Pritt is working to engage children with arts and crafts across the UK. This competition has been seeded to all primary schools in the UK which will have received an information leaflet to enter the competition to win an arts and crafts session with Mr Pritt and Mister Maker. There are two further competition draws for this exclusive prize.
Henkel Marketing Director Philippe Guegan commented: “Pritt is proud to support teachers and parents every day with the crafting activities they do with children. Crafting goes beyond just having fun - it is about developing creativity, self-confidence, artistic skills, and creating something of your very own.”
“At Pritt we will always offer children unique glues that combine unrivalled quality as well as 90% natural ingredients. I would also like to thank all parents and teachers for their loyalty to Pritt and their constant efforts to educate children though crafting activities.”
To enter, please visit www.prittworld.co.uk/teachers
For further details: Eloise Keightley Eloise.Keightley@cohnwolfe.com 020 7331 5379
Mr Pritt is the mascot for the Pritt brand, which is owned by the company Henkel. The Pritt brand is known globally for its many gluing, crafting and correction products, including Pritt Stick.
The solvent-free Pritt Stick celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2009. It is an environmental and economic success: more than one billion have been sold worldwide. Henkel places particularly high priority on its ecological compatibility and product safety, especially as it is often used by children. The Pritt Stick is solvent-free, PVC-free and certified to comply with stringent EU child safety legislation.
Mister Maker is a very popular CBeebies television personality who hosts his own show which focuses on arts and crafts for young children. Produced by The Foundation, the show is already a global phenomenon with a dedicated following of international mini-makers. Devised to inspire children to have a go at making things, Mister Maker proves that anyone can be creative by demonstrating how easy and satisfying it is to make things. With the aid of funny, oversized props; a combination of live action graphics and unique techniques, Mister Maker transforms everyday objects in to art. The character Mister Maker is portrayed by Phil Gallagher.
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