Outdoor Classroom Planning Guide 0Over 50 pages of great ideas, real world examples,strategies, inspirations and tips for realizing an Outdoor Classroom. Broken out by different learning areas, this guide will help you create a new quality outdoor learning area or ready your existing space for STEM, literacy, creative arts, construction as well energetic play.
A Process Focussed Arts Centre: Furniture and Paint 0
Taking their inspiration from Reggio Emilia and other child directed early years curricula, many classrooms are modeling their creative arts learning areas around an atelier approach.
In this post we’ll offer some suggestions of furnishings and materials that may compliment a process focussed rather than a product focussed art centre.
Four Ways Puzzles can Invigorate an Early Years Classroom 0
Puzzles are more than just placing pieces in a frame. A puzzle’s engagement of fine motor skills helps develop mental dexterity and can be a great way to introduce curricular themes and learning areas, inspiring open ended play.
Cots, Carts, Kids and Your Back 0
“We’ve been searching for cots like these for 3 years!”
From the perspective of a workplace health and safety expert, Community Playthings cots and carts for child care centres and full day kindergarten are unique. Not only protecting hygiene but reducing the back strain that significantly contributes to lost work hours.