If you’ve been following us for a while, you’ll know that our kids spend a lot of time outside in our backyard. When we bought our home, we knew the outside play spaces would be the top of our priority list and we couldn’t wait to start planning what our yard would look like! We’ve
Storage and organisation is something that a lot of parents find overwhelming when it comes to their play spaces! Our little learners collect all kinds of small bits and pieces which can very quickly add up and make your spaces hard to keep organised. Today I’d like to share some of my personal favourite storage
As a teacher, I know that fine motor skills are so incredibly important for school readiness. Our son Elliot is off to Prep next year so we’ve been trying to include more opportunities for him to develop is fine motor skills throughout his day. And one of the best ways to do this? Through play
Small World Play is such an important part of early childhood development and it has numerous benefits for your little learners. As your child explores a small world, they’ll be developing their creativity and imaginative thinking as they create story lines and scenes. Oral language skills are developed as they role-play and narrate their thinking.
Dr. Maria Montessori, an Italian educator & physician, described a “Prepared Environment” as a space specially created, keeping in mind the developmental needs of a child. She mentions in her book ‘The Secret of Childhood’ that “The first aim of the Prepared Environment is, as far as it is possible, to render the growing child
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