Treasure baskets can be filled with everyday objects which then become a treasure trove to ignite and spark imaginations and learning. Becky includes a rich diversity of items in her baskets to evoke different responses. Here she tells us about their appeal, both for herself and her children.
A school for innovative early education New Horizons Preschool is an independent private preschool and our quality learning program for 3 to 5 year old children is unique to Tasmania. Our individualised program brings a strong sense of learning, … Continue reading →
Planning is something I've often fretted about getting right over the years. I've chopped and changed my planning several times every year and I now feel like I've got a system that I'm pretty happy with and that I'm willing to share with you all, albeit nervously. The planning proforma I've developed works well for me in…
Loose parts were first proposed in the 1970s by Simon Nicholson who believed in their ability to empower creativity! As we enter the present day loose parts are taking the early years by storm as their abundance of uses allow children to learn in their own unique ways. So, what are loose parts? How can we use them in continuous provision and how do they link with the learning and development of young children?