Same Invitation, Different Learning Processes and Outcomes

So yesterday post afternoon naps for both girls, we were out in our yard playing for the whole afternoon til just before dinner. Miss 2 asked to do some painting so I simply set up an easy primary colours painting invitation for her on a paper plate so I could keep my eye on bubs […]

The Process of Play – What Happens When They Play

“What Is She Making?” I sent these couple of pictures from today’s sensory play with Miss 15mo to my family and my dad’s first question was “What is this? Is it modern art?” I sighed inwardly and wondered what to reply. To be honest, I get that a lot, from what I do with Miss […]

The Right Materials and Tools for Play

I mentioned in a previous drawing post about honouring the process of play more than the end product. Today I’m coming from a different angle, that of selecting the right materials and tools. When I set up an activity for Miss 14mo in which I know there’ll be some sort of mess involved, I make […]

Stories of Play – Process Over Product

Miss 14mo has been into any and every form of drawing recently – crayons, pens, markers you name it. Here in this picture, you can hardly call her rainbow scribbles a masterpiece (Though I love it personally and am going to frame it, totally not biased at all 😂). But what you don’t see is […]