Co-constructing Reggio-inspired invitation’s and provocations at home with young children.

What are invitations and provocations? Reggio-inspired invitations and provocations come from our children’s ideas and theories, they are our response to what we have noticed in our children’s child-led play and inquiries. Although they are intentional they are still open-ended in nature with no prescribed outcome. They are an invitation to explore, discover, investigate andContinue reading “Co-constructing Reggio-inspired invitation’s and provocations at home with young children.”

How can we make water play and inquiry with young children more sustainable?Thinking with drips and drops

Because we live in such a hot and humid climate, water play is a huge part of our days at home. We usually fill the water tray up in the morning and in the afternoon we sometimes fill up our paddling pool. The girls get so much out of it but the amount of waterContinue reading “How can we make water play and inquiry with young children more sustainable?Thinking with drips and drops”

Exploring neighbourhood nature with young children: Clay flower prints

Today on our nature walk we collected fists full of wild flowers growing on patches of grass around our neighbourhood and brought them home to make prints. I pulled out a small block of grey air dry clay and a mat. Althea found the circle cookie cutters and the rolling pins. Ottilie busied herself withContinue reading “Exploring neighbourhood nature with young children: Clay flower prints”