Category: Advocacy

Babies in the Oven and Handbags filled with Blocks: Understanding Schema Play

I was about 20 years old. Only a year or so out of TAFE, having completed my Diploma, and I’d predominantly worked with preschoolers. When I was put in the toddler room for the year ahead, I was excited but a little nervous too. I was expecting the never ending routine of eating, changing, sleeping and comfort… but I don’t think I was really prepared for the way in which toddlers play.

Make Your Kids Smarter

“The bad news according to that same investigation, is that these interests usually last between six months and three years. Only 20% of children are

Respect The PRE

I want to talk to you about respecting the PRE. The PRE is an important part of the learning process. The PRE is prep work.

Play Saves Lives

I believe that play is so powerful that it can save lives. Yep, I said it. I understand the power of play for children, it

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