Developing Scissor Cutting Skills

At Playful Matters we begin developing scissor cutting skills from two and half years of age. It is one of our most popular activity trays! Read on to see how you can introduce your preschooler to using scissors with a variety of fun and simple materials for cutting. Tips for success when developing scissor cutting […]

15 Ways To Support Your Child’s Learning At Preschool

15 Ways To Support Your Child’s Learning At Preschool

After several requests from parents here’s 15 ways you can support your child’s learning at preschool. There are many more that I haven’t listed here today, so enjoy these ideas and I’ll post more soon! At Playful Matters we begin the year with Practical Life and Sensorial materials. We advise parents against purchasing Montessori materials […]

Craft Stick Firework Star

Craft Stick Firework Star

Creating a craft stick firework star is a very easy craft that looks awesome no matter the age of the child participating. My kids are so excited for Australia Day this year! They’ve got to the age where they remember we’ve celebrated the day with friends, a BBQ, lots of music and singing, and they […]