If you’re looking for something fun and educational this Christmas time, come along to a live interactive storytime session with Father Christmas & award-winning author, Anita Frost.
Children will be able to see their favourite characters brought to life through live storytelling as Anita shares her stories from the Green Bean Collection.
The event takes place at St Margaret Ward Catholic Primary School, Friday 9th December 2022 between 10-11.15 am. RSVP is essential - there are just a few spaces left so be sure to get in quickly to avoid disappointment!
Anita Frost along with Google Executives, Mayor Andy Burnham, MP Lucy Powell and MP Jeff Smith, roundtable discussion struggling Brits
Green Bean Studios joined Google, Mayor Andy Burnham, MP Lucy Powell & MP Jeff Smith at Manchester’s Central Convention Complex on 14th November at Google’s in-person Skills to Go training event.
Green Bean Studios is a multi-award-winning Manchester-based children’s entertainment production company. The business is one amongst the many others across the UK that have taken part in Google’s Digital Garage workshops and mentorship programme.
On the day of the event, founder of Green Bean Studios Anita Frost, along with Google Executives, Mayor Andy Burnham, MP Lucy Powell and MP Jeff Smith, took part in a roundtable discussion on the value of Google’s digital skills training. During the session, the group discussed Green Bean Studios’ growth after taking part in free online training and mentoring sessions.
Photo Anita Frost, along with Mayor Andy Burnham
Delegates who joined the in-person digital skills training event had the chance to attend bitesized learning sessions run by Google Trainers and 1-to-1 mentoring sessions available on the day. Topics run on the day were Digital Marketing Strategy, Get Started with Digital Advertising, Create Eye Catching Presentations, Use Social Media Content to Reach your Goals and Track Traffic with Google Analytics. There was also a focus on networking with local businesses, where there was the opportunity to connect with other small business owners and set out their future ambitions.
Jigsaw Puzzles are a great way to spend time together as a family away from screens!
Enjoy your favourite characters from the Green Bean Collection with this 20-piece jigsaw:
Green Bean & Friends | Jigsaw Puzzle
This colourful 20-piece children’s jigsaw puzzle makes a fun family activity for children aged 3+ years old. Join favourite characters Green Bean, Mr Bear, Beckett, and Bobby on the way to the Flower Garden as they explore around Adventure Dales. Our Green Bean & Friends Jigsaw Puzzle helps children learn important skills in observation, matching, organisation, memory, colour and shape recognition, and developing fine motor skills. This puzzle makes a great gift for children’s birthdays and Christmas.
7in1 Card Game | Green Bean and Friends
Play and learn with 'Green Bean & Friends' 7in1 Card Games. Enjoy some family fun time with games that everyone can get involved in. Choose from seven different games which are entertaining, educational and easy to play, including Pairs, Memory, Flash Cards, and Snap. These games have been carefully designed to support child development in key areas such as literacy, numeracy, communication, spatial awareness, and social skills. Our card games offer excellent value for money, and the compact design makes them ideal for taking on holiday, to the park, visiting friends and family, or simply entertaining the kids on-the-go! Suitable for children aged 2 to 8 years old.
The lovable characters from the popular collectable children's book series, the ‘Green Bean Collection’, by Anita Frost are now jumping out from the pages and into the world of TV to continue the mission of encouraging families and children to play, learn, discover, and have fun together whilst enjoying a greener lifestyle.
Green Bean Studios is an edutainment media company that provides inspiring entertainment empowering children to learn and develop through the areas of retail, music, TV, film and immersive events/attractions. Using fun-filled adventure stories with animated characters, we encourage communities globally to discover, nurture and enjoy the world’s natural resources around them.
As a dynamic and evolving children’s brand, we are excited to be branching out into new forms of children’s entertainment, transforming the stories from our popular children’s books into music productions, as well as exploring TV and Media developments, to share our values of living sustainably, nurturing the environment, and helping children to learn through play.
Building on our award success in 2021, this year we have been honoured to win the 2022 SME UK Enterprise Award for Best Children’s Entertainment Production Company. As we propel our business forward into the world of TV and Music, this award highlights our energy and commitment in this new arena.
Our brand has gained exposure on a wide range of platforms over the last year which has helped us connect with new individuals and organisations to collaborate with. Having forged new partnerships with key decision makers across TV and Media, we are in ongoing discussions with animation and media production companies, global broadcasters and investors to further our TV and Music journey.
In addition to this, Green Bean Studios Founder and Executive Producer Anita Frost has been busy sharing her business expertise with female entrepreneurs in the FreelanceHER100 mentorship programme. During the programme, she helped selected individuals acquire new skills to develop their business, whilst inspiring them to reach their full potential.
Green Bean Studios has also been involved in a mentorship programme from Google’s Digital Team, gaining knowledge to help support business growth online and build a global audience.
We continue to grow subscriptions for our existing live-action YouTube channel where viewers can enjoy Green Bean stories and a taste of what’s in store when our animated series goes live.
Melissa Brannlund is the features writer and editor, for author Anita Frost.
Look out for Melissa's latest articles on Anita Frost's author website, where she'll talk about topics including: Business| TV | Music | Publishing, along with author news and events, and giving back to communities.
You can find her in-depth monthly feature on the News & Media page of the Green Bean Collection website, discussing children's books, reading, and all things Green Bean!
For more information or PR queries, please contact Melissa by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.