Hands On Bread Baking for Sensory Processing Kids

Hands On Bread Baking for Sensory Processing Kids

A piercing scream was followed by a solid thud against the lounge room wall. My middle child came running into the kitchen and took cover behind me. His face was a mixture of surprise and cheekiness. My youngest son was hot on his heels. His face was set with anger, tears in his eyes. What […]

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 […]

A Tour Of Our Montessori-inspired Preschool

A Tour Of Our Montessori-inspired Preschool

Today I’m giving you all a peek into our Montessori-inspired Preschool learning environment.¬†We are very fortunate to have a designated space just for our Preschool activities! We have converted our large patio area, just outside our back door, into a wonderful child centered learning environment. Let’s take a look around… I love having this separate […]

Our Afterschooling Block Plan

Recently we outlined our yearly rhythm which looked at the festivals that our family celebrates throughout the year. I also introduced the block model and a brief outline of how we use blocks in our part-time home school rhythm or Afterschooling. Our Afterschooling Block Plan From September to December 2015 Language Block – August 31 […]