The Importance of Play, Poodles and Picnic

Play, Poodles and Picnic? No we haven't gone completely bonkers! But half term is coming towards an end and we thought we'd make a final suggestion on what to do with the kids; Nothing! Except taking them outdoors. Free and imaginative play in general is a critical part of the child's learning and development. Active outdoor play supports children’s physical development. In particular free...

Almost all creativity involves purposeful play – get kids active!

Learning how to learn through play is a very individual experience that supports the development of future learning behaviours. When a child is given the time, space, and materials to explore s/he learns how to focus, be intentional, meet self-selected goals, pursue deeper understanding and so so much more. Sounds good? Well, read on! And by playing, kids get active and healthy! Did you know...