Explore woodwork, sound art provocations, treasure baskets, playful math ideas, loose parts play, and outdoor learning through these guided experiences led by experts.
Keen to introduce woodwork to your children but don't know where to begin?
It’s time to hammer out some serious fun and learning with woodwork expert, Pete Moorhouse. Nail down the details of setting up a woodworking area that’s perfect for your little ones. From selecting the right tools and materials to developing engaging projects, Pete’s got you covered. Drill down on important safety considerations and carve out a space that’s perfect for your little ones to tinker, construct, and experiment.
Leading authority on woodwork
Are you ready to master the art of loose parts play?
Join Dr Carla, an expert and author on loose parts, as she demonstrates how to transform everyday objects like lids, buttons, cartons, beads, and paint boxes into tools for serious learning and fun. Unleash your creativity and build your own storytelling kits to enhance your little ones' vocabulary and language development. Buckle up for an exciting adventure where anything can be a literacy tool and the possibilities are endless!
Dr Carla Gull
Loose parts play expert
Get outside and play, you say? But, how?
"There is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes." It's time to branch out and let your teaching and learning take root in the great outdoors! Sarah Seaman is your seasoned nature guide, equipped with tips and strategies to help you sprout new ideas and take your children's learning to the next level. So, take a leaf out of her book, explore natural materials, learn how to handle weather challenges, and embrace the diversity of outdoor learning experiences.
Outdoor play advocate
Ready to go beyond counting and explore mathematics through play?
Join award-winning author, Dr Helen to unlock the power of play in Early Years mathematics! With her treasure trove of hands-on games, your little ones will be adding up the fun and subtracting the stress in no time. From counting critters and understanding shapes to recognizing numbers and subitizing, Dr Helen will help you multiply the excitement in your setting. It's time to say goodbye to math phobia and hello to math mania!
Dr Helen Williams
Award-winning mathematics author
Have you heard of sound art? Find out how you can introduce it to your children.
Join early childhood music educators Diamond and Kaijeh as they introduce sound art and explain how you can implement it in your classroom. Watch as they use household and natural materials to create an inviting space that's perfect for exploring sound art. You'll leave with ready-to-use ideas that can turn your classroom into a magical, musical wonderland!
Diamond Arrington and Kaijeh Johnson
Experienced sound artists
Want to give your young explorers the world at their fingertips? Discover the magic of sensory play with treasure baskets!
Are you ready to embark on a sensory expedition like no other? Buckle up and join our treasure basket expert, Anni McTavish, as she unravels the fascinating world of treasure baskets. Watch as your little explorers discover the world through their senses. With just a touch, sound, sight, or smell, the possibilities are endless! Let's get busy creating treasure baskets. All you need are some everyday materials, a sprinkle of imagination, and a hint of creativity.
Creative arts consultant
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