Subitising is a term that was coined by the theorist Piaget and defined the ability to instantaneously recognise the number of objects in a small group without the need to count them. Marley’s kindergarten teacher told me last year she was surprised he was already doing this so I was very happy. I could only put it down to all the dice games we play … Continue reading A Subitising Game
“The land is where our roots are. The children must be taught to feel and live in harmony with the earth” Maria Montessori. In my love of collecting pieces from nature, I have passed it onto my son. A couple of months ago we were walking to a late rugby league game and there was a lot of foot traffic. “That leaf! I need that … Continue reading Using Nature in Play – Our favourite loose parts to use at home
I love a bit of DIY and have lately had the time to do so many things. Whether it is for a party, or a present or just something in my home. I also love making things myself if it means I only spend a fraction of the cost and challenges to me to do something creative. I also like to up-cycle things rather than … Continue reading DIY – Do it Yourself!