Jim Greenman called them 'places to pause'.
Just as children need quiet, personal spaces for peace and calm in the classroom so do they need small, hidden spaces outdoors to escape the hustle…
Gum leaf jewellery: what every well accessorised young nature lover is wearing this season.
Stockists: A bushland near you.
Mariah Bruehl - author of one of my favorite blogs, Playful Learning - has released her debut book, Playful Learning: Develop Your Child’s Sense of Joy and Wonder.
On wet Preschool days, the only thing to do is to embrace the rain. Or go a trifle mad.
It was time to lay out the bricks:
Gather the firewood:
Wrap the potatoes in tin foil:
Light up the camp fire:
Every day they make you smile.
There’s a child in there.
And a couple in here as well.
Boxes are endlessly attractive to children.
Last week I shared with you inspiring images of Waldorf / Steiner preschool indoor and outdoor learning environments.
We all have days that are more hectic than others. Days when children are feeling hyped up, overwhelmed or out of sorts with the world and the people around them.