Reggio-inspired Materials: Mirrors

Reggio-inspired Materials: Mirrors

Reggio: Using Mirrors Recently I have been getting quite a few questions asking where I buy different materials. I love that you guys are so interested in incorporating more Reggio and Montessori inspired activities and principles at home. So what … Continue reading

The Theory of Loose Parts

The Theory of Loose Parts

‘In any environment, both the degree of inventiveness and creativity, and the possibility of discovery, are directly proportional to the number and kind of variables in it.’ ~ Simon Nicholson, Architect In 1972, architect Simon Nicholson developed the Theory of Loose Parts; the idea that … Continue reading

Weekend Project: Green Bushes

How did you go with your tree blocks? Well this weekend’s project was a little bit of a happy accident. We’re making little green bushes for small world imaginative play. I had an idea to make some lovely soft bushes … Continue reading

Perfect Pairs: A simple handmade matching game

Perfect Pairs: A simple handmade matching game

These beautiful little squares were given to Sarah (22mths) for Christmas. They are such a simple and thoughtful gift, perfect for Sarah. They are a set of 12 matching pairs. Each square measures 10cm x 10 cm (approx. 4″x4″). Wouldn’t … Continue reading

This Week…19/52

This Week…19/52

This week… A snapshot of our week, our everyday story ….. If you feel inspired to share a moment from your week please leave a comment with your link below or pop over to Instragram and use the hashtag #p52thisweek. … Continue reading

Weekend Project: Make some tree blocks

Weekend Project: Make some tree blocks

Whenever people come to visit for the first time, they always ask about our tree blocks. The look and the feel of the blocks are so appealing that the kids, and indeed the parents, are always drawn to them. These … Continue reading