Discovering my creativity

Tanaka Makoni grew up in Zimbabwe before moving to Leyton aged eight
Leyton poet and singer-songwriter Tanaka Makoni describes the inspiration behind her work All excited at just eight years old...

New ways to play

Walthamstow Toy Library
Walthamstow Toy Library director Helen Crockford on her mission to ensure all children have access to high-quality educational toys...

Strike for our future

Ummi Hoque [second from left] with her friends on a climate march in London
Student activist Ummi Hoque from Walthamstow urges people to get involved in this month’s climate strike Time’s running out...

Summer sustenance

The Munch Bunch Club in Waltham Forest provides activities and food for schoolchildren during the summer holidays
Helen Bigham explores low-cost options for keeping children happy during the summer holidays Happiness is not having to set...