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Easy LEGO coffee table play idea

Two ideas inspired me recently.

First, I saw The Lego Movie. The movie makes a strong case about how to play with Legos. There are those that build the sets as intended and never alter them, and there are those who make up their own creations. 713 more words


2015 {Nine}

At the end

of the day,

you should smell like dirt.

- Margaret Atwood

bois bach de chi werth y byd xxx



I can see a rainbow!

it’s spring and to me that means colour!

I am celebrating all things colourful with a rainbow collection of toys and clothes we love right now! 66 more words


Loose Parts Maths Play

We have been using loose parts on our maths table this week.

We had natural materials such as corks, pegs, wood cuts, card circles, wooden wheels and bamboo mats. 65 more words


Ars Poetica Op. 12 No. 4

Ars Poetica Op. 12 No. 4

And this is what those fingers
that are not mine –
are mine
are doing: Playing like children
on the first day of summer. 76 more words

Nuts and Bolts

We have had nuts and bolts in our classroom this week to help our hands and fingers get stronger ready for writing.

We used nuts, bolts, screws and washers of different sizes and colanders and pizza trays with holes in to screw them into. 41 more words

Foundation Stage

Sa Ta Na Ma Meditation

When I was asked to be one of the hosts for a mindful parenting challenge organized by Bendi Baby, I knew exactly what I wanted to teach — children’s meditation, specifically the Sa Ta Na Ma meditation.  871 more words