Tag: professional practice

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.

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

Be The Play

I’ve had a lot of new visitors to The Play Coach recently so I thought I would re-introduce myself and let you guys know what

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