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Weapon play

2020-06-26T12:01:20+09:30

In our preschool room right now, many of the boys and some of the girls are showing an interest in superhero play. This type of dramatic play usually follows on [...]

Weapon play2020-06-26T12:01:20+09:30

BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS!

2020-06-26T12:00:13+09:30

If you take a moment to think back to your childhood did you have that one book that you would request over and over again, do you have fond memories [...]

BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS!2020-06-26T12:00:13+09:30

Male Educators

2020-06-26T11:59:14+09:30

I will be seventeen years an educator this August 20th. I am particularly proud of my career, due to the fact that whilst training and my early days in the [...]

Male Educators2020-06-26T11:59:14+09:30

Brain Gym: What is it and how does it work?

2020-06-26T11:58:24+09:30

Brain Gym is the use of physical movements to access the different parts of the brain and stimulate the nervous system enhancing learning, growth and development in both children and [...]

Brain Gym: What is it and how does it work?2020-06-26T11:58:24+09:30

The Importance of Play

2020-06-26T11:55:13+09:30

‘Play is the work of a child’. – Maria Montessori. ‘Play is the highest form of research’. – Albert Einstein. There is copious research about the importance of play in [...]

The Importance of Play2020-06-26T11:55:13+09:30

Teaching Children About Cultural Awareness and Diversity

2020-06-26T11:54:03+09:30

All children have the right to be treated fairly without discrimination, regardless of their colour, sex, language, religion, nationality, ethnic or social origin, disability or other status. Research shows that [...]

Teaching Children About Cultural Awareness and Diversity2020-06-26T11:54:03+09:30

STEM in the Early Years

2020-06-26T11:45:25+09:30

by Natalie Pedersen In 2009 I found myself sitting at a career adviser’s desk at the University of Newcastle. I was just about to complete my first out of a [...]

STEM in the Early Years2020-06-26T11:45:25+09:30

Outdoor Play

2018-09-21T10:56:38+09:30

Definition: Play is a pivotal part of a child’s life. Outdoor play fosters opportunities for creativity, imagination, social connections, and learned behaviours. Outdoor play in greened playscapes has a positive effect [...]

Outdoor Play2018-09-21T10:56:38+09:30

Risky Play

2018-09-21T10:56:19+09:30

“Risky play can be defined as a thrilling and exciting activity that involves a risk of physical injury, and play that provides opportunities for challenge, testing limits, exploring boundaries and learning about [...]

Risky Play2018-09-21T10:56:19+09:30

Behaviour Management Strategies

2018-09-21T10:55:53+09:30

Some important reminders when it comes to behaviour management strategies and dealing with difficult situations.   REMIND CHILDREN OF THE REASONS BEHIND RULES Allow children to be involved in the rule [...]

Behaviour Management Strategies2018-09-21T10:55:53+09:30