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Wednesday, 26 February 2014

10 Year Anniversary of the Idea for Rory's Story Cubes

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It was this week ten years ago that Rory had the idea for the Metacube™. He was using an invention technique called 'Advanced Civilisation' developed by Win Wenger. He began describing it to me in great detail. Our first baby was weeks old at the time and I was suffering fr...

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Thursday, 19 December 2013

When An Article Can Inspire - Camp Zeitouna

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In mid June, the Huffington Post published an article on their website that inspired us to get involved with a truly worthwhile project. The piece was entitled "Every Child Deserves To Play". The article, by Ehsan Zaffar, described Camp Zeitouna - an arts and ...

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Tuesday, 03 December 2013

Easonology and The Extraordinaires Design Studio

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Easonology is a new initiative launched by Eason's in their flagship O'Connell Street store. It is a creative environment that allows both children and adults to interact with books, games and technology that enhance learning. Easonology is designed to develop imagination, creativity and the m...

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Thursday, 14 November 2013

Pictiúr – Exhibition of Contemporary Children's Book Illustrators from Ireland

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It is wonderful to see Pictiúr, an exhibition of 21 contemporary children's book illustrators from Ireland, on show at IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art). Pictiúr is the largest single exhibition of Irish children’s book illustration ever and includes some of our very own Extraordinair...

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Thursday, 16 May 2013

Rory’s Story Cubes® - why do we use nine cubes for storytelling?

Players of Rory’s Story Cubes® often ask us why we ‘insist’ on using nine cubes for storytelling. Here at The Creativity Hub, we like to think of three as the magic number. The nine cubes can be easily divided into three groups of three. A basic narr...

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