The audience watching our Pot Noodle science experiment.

Amy Turner was my crazy and creative co-lead in 2015, and I miss her now she’s moved out of town.

She’s leading this year’s project and it’s going to be super.

Amy from Honker Tonkers worked so hard to make this. More people wrote poems in the chippy than in the library. This year the name will be different, but the spirit will be the same. This sums up the Fun Palace concept perfectly: My three step guide to starting a Fun Palace goes something like this: Obviously there is no one ‘right way’ to do this, and that’s part of the reason Fun Palaces are brilliant. Whitstable Fun Palace is a new name and a new start.

We quite literally got egg on our faces when a drunk chap smashed up our ‘it won’t break’ egg experiment. A musical garden Some home made musical instruments. We did try to get Greg wallace to judge, as he lives here. The local bread maker judged the winners and there were some very exciting sandwiches. If Museum of Fun looks like a random collection of people putting on a random variety of entertainment under a vague banner of ‘fun,’ well that’s pretty much it.

"We're naturally wired for verbal communication," says Kimberly Scanlon, a speech therapist and author of "My Toddler Talks." "Your child should go from having about one to a few words at a year old to between 200 and 300 words at 2." Although children's development stages are fairly consistent, the exact age at which they hit these milestones varies considerably, according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Any form of communication -- babbling, pointing to a toy or using simple sentences -- means your baby is on the road to talking, even if full words aren't coming out yet.

In July 2014 I heard of Fun Palaces, and started the project with one potential helper, a hopeful tweet, and a page at Teaching people knitting We had a few fabric craft things, but giant knitting needles and patient knitting teachers worked well.

I called Whitstable’s Fun Palace, ‘Museum of Fun’ even though it would have been far more sensible to call it Whitstable Fun Palace. Fun can be as simple as water, polystyrene, paper and sellotape. The random old man who turned up with his musical machine I didn’t know he was coming. Collaborative art This was part of our ‘Drink & Draw’ fundraising night.

This morning I turned Museumof into Whitstable Fun uk. We gave some free tickets to children from the local neighbourhood centre too.