Leapfrog Toolboxes

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Rethinking R&D in Museum Learning

Tools to help put impact on audiences at the heart of everyday research and development
Skeleton Tool Card Deck
Remixable ideas for collecting and analysing R&D data, then sharing insights.
Cycle Map
A map to help plan out a complete cycle of R&D
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Tools for Food Stories

Flexible ways to capture and tell stories about food and food poverty
Food Places
Scribble-on sheets to kick start discussion about buying and cooking food.
Dinner Plates
A playful placemat for talking about food together.
Tried & Tested Recipe Book
Invite people to contribute simple recipes to make a book together.
Food Snapshots
Capture how people shop, cook and eat day to day.
Talking Food Card Deck
45 questions to help start conversations about food and food poverty.
Local Food Cards
45 photos to inspire people to share funny stories and tales about food.
Food Safari Menu
Help people explore local food with a menu of 12 mini research challenges (and a big map).
9 Boxes
A flexible way to reflect on 9 days, 9 meals, 9 ingredients... 9 of anything that matters.
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Conversations at Scale

Tools co-designed to enable conversations with a large number, or diverse groups of people.
Bridge over troubled waters
This tool is good for creating a plan of activities to meet goals, milestones and deadlines.
This tool is good for ensuring you have everything you need to make each and every stage of a journey.
Everyone's voices matter
This tool is good for capturing and sorting ideas or thoughts from different people.
Expanding Ideas
This tool is good for encouraging conversations where everyone can express thoughts, opinions and ideas.
On a roll
This tool is good for thinking about an issue from different perspectives.
Sea of Trust
This tool is good for thinking about an issue from different perspectives.
Super Grid
This tool is good for thinking about an issue from different perspectives.
Surfing the wave of Change
This tool is good for mapping the feelings of people during any period of change.
The Uber Plan
This tool is good for working in groups to plan the stages of a journey, agree where they want to get to and think about what could happen along the way.
Wheel of priorities
This tool is good for deciding what to focus on.
Building the team
This tool is good for thinking about who should be around the table in many different situations.

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Working with Young People

Co-designed by young people and expert practitioners to help anyone engage young people in creative, inspiring and effective ways.
ID badges with messages written on to help support workers think about why badges make young people feel uncomfortable.
A Collection of Tools to Help Young People Communicate What They Want
Sound Advice
An opportunity for young people to give advice to a person younger than themselves or someone going through something they have already experienced.
Storyboard Contract
Young people can use the Storyboard Contract to help communicate ideas for better meetings.
Target Control
Target control is a way to get young people to think about how they can gain more control over the things that frustrate them and make changes in their life.
The Right Ideas
A Collection of Tools for Finding the Right Words, Questions & Opinions with Young People
Topic Tally
Young people take an active role in meetings about their lives with Topic Tally.
Word Play
Word Play Uses Origami to Enable Young People to make, share & exchange ideas with others.
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New Team Tools

Flexible tools that can help new teams from different services work together effectively.
Flow Customer Tools
Tools to match customer's needs with services
Comms Stretcher & Comms Focus
Be more adventurous with how you reach out to your communities
Building Success
Work together to figure out how to use your building and space
The Small Things
Don't let the little issues get in the way of the big picture
Draw attention to the unexpected variety in what you offer
Any Idea Cards
Encouraging and Celebrating Idea Sharing in Teams
Think Outside Bookmark
Encouraging staff to leave their comfort zone and think creatively
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Make It Happen

This toolbox was created in collaboration with people living in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland to help rural communities to plan really great community events and engage with local people.
Event Canvas
Celebrate successes and reflect on challenges
Event Jigsaw
Reach out for people, skills and ideas to make events happen
Plan B
Make sure jobs get done even when things change
Role Bingo
Decide what needs doing, and who will do what
Target Support
Test out your ideas and see which stick
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Connect Up

This toolbox is to help you to unwrap and translate the stories that you have encountered and to engage the rest of your organisation with them.
Prioritise Together
Work together to find out what matters the most
Engagement Map Key
A key to prompt teams consisting of members of staff to come together to discuss and draw out their process for translating engagement into evidence.
Feedback Cycle Request
Get feedback on your engagement outcomes from people working at different levels of your organisation
Snapshot + Story
Create a quick overview of engagement work to share with others in your organisation
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Valuing Voices

The Valuing Voices toolbox aims to support care professionals to conduct person centred evaluation that goes beyond just tick boxes.
Reflective Tools
Reflect on and record the experience of a service
Snap Shot Tools
Take a snap shot of a service
Progress Tools
Set out goals and keep track of progress