When K-1 Turned Into Event Planners

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose” – Dr. Seuss Event planning as an assignment can be both exciting and challenging. It holds innumerable opportunities to learn how to work with others, get organised, communicate effectively and  take ownership and initiative. This…

How Toddlers Learn – Anecdotes from a Parent-Toddler Classroom

Learning happens best when the senses are engaged. This stands true for everyone, but especially for toddlers who are still discovering and experiencing the world around them for the first time. Babies are born with basic sensory systems that grow amazingly complex within the first few months as new stimulus is processed and millions of…

Experiments in the “Animal Makerspace”

There’s no denying that play is of vital importance in a child’s life. It becomes all the more valuable when it is structured to provide children with meaningful opportunities that pique their curiosity, spark connections and encourage them to explore their imagination and creativity.  Keeping this in mind, I recently experimented with an animal themed…