Open-Ended Small World Play

Open-Ended Small World Play

I used to be scared of setting up small world playscapes for my children. I’m serious. The thought of the time and energy that would go into gathering up the bits and pieces, the setting it all up, to only watch it destroyed in a matter of moments that would see me throw up my […]

Autumn Preschool Activities

Autumn Preschool Activities

Last month was filled with lots of fun Autumn Preschool Activities. Autumn is probably my favourite season of all. I love the cooler mornings and evenings, but the sun still shines warm during the day and often a day at the beach is not out of the question! We have a couple of deciduous trees […]

Early Literacy Using Nature

Early Literacy Using Nature

We spend a lot of our time outdoors experiencing the local natural environment and developing our early literacy using nature. I recently completed the 2015 Summer Institute presented by Sally Haughey of Fairy Dust Teaching. Twenty sessions of awesome early childhood inspiration. I came away with pages and pages of notes, ready to implement some of […]