Projects and Progettazione: An alternative to the trashy crafty tat of Christmas!

The construction of learning projects with young children is an area I have been interested in since first visiting the pre-schools of Reggio Emilia several years ago.  At the moment with the advent of Christmas, educational (???) blogs are abundant with festive craft projects for children including fablon snowmen, cotton spool christmas trees and glittery paper … Continue reading Projects and Progettazione: An alternative to the trashy crafty tat of Christmas!

Intelligent Materials and Materials in Dialogue

Intelligent Materials and Materials in Dialogue I have been thinking about how we set choose, present, invite participation with materials for young children.  Partly because I have been looking back at some of my old project work in schools dating back some 15 years (gulp! where did that go!) and also in light of a … Continue reading Intelligent Materials and Materials in Dialogue