How to set up a Reggio-inspired Activity

How to set up a Reggio-inspired Activity

Well I have been busily jotting down my thoughts on how to put together a Reggio-inspired activity that will engage your child and appeal to their interests. You can find the page here: Setting up a Reggio-inspired Activity.  It’s the 4th … Continue reading

When he Fails: A little lesson with blocks

When he Fails: A little lesson with blocks

‘Mummy! I CAN’T DO IT!’ Followed by a scream of frustration and then usually a block is thrown across the room. Jack is so focussed on blocks at the moment. He will sit in the block area for seemingly ages building. Usually … Continue reading

A Big Learning Curve: The story of a lizard

A Big Learning Curve: The story of a lizard

We are on a big learning curve here. Even though I had been teaching for 10 years, this project-based Reggio-inspired homeschooling is something I didn’t get a lot of experience in. I used to plan the units, create the activities, … Continue reading

The Bugs Project: Learning to Listen and Talk with Jack

The Bugs Project: Learning to Listen and Talk with Jack

You never know when something might spark their interest. But one thing is for sure, something wondrous that Jack discovers on his own is far more magical and engaging than anything I could prepare for him. One afternoon we were … Continue reading

Volcanoes and the Reggio Emilia Approach

Volcanoes and the Reggio Emilia Approach

‘There are bubbles coming out of volcanic mud’ – Jack It all started with a book. A simple non-fiction book that I rotated into Jack’s bedtime reading basket about six weeks ago. Jack had never seen a volcano before and something … Continue reading