Tag: Child Learning & Development

Quick and easy recipes for sensory play

Here are a bunch of resources for sensory play ideas that are so easy for you to make yourself! You don’t have to spend a lot of money and time creating exciting sensory and play materials for children to spend hours...

/ June 18, 2016

Learning in a puddle

One of my clearest childhood memories is of a friend and I walking to school and coming across a gigantic puddle. It was like a magnet that drew us closer and closer. I remember us looking at each other, no...

/ June 8, 2016

Mentoring advice part one – Working with children

We had the most overwhelming response to our recent give away where we asked you to share with us the one piece of advice or lesson learnt from a mentor that has influenced your teaching the most. We compiled your entries...

/ April 27, 2016

No I am not alright! The development of emotional well-being of boys in ECE

At Storypark we like to share diverse opinions on our blog. This is a guest post from Garrett Kett who is an early childhood educator from Auckland New Zealand. Things were fairly simple back when men and women were only...

/ April 20, 2016

Pam Cubey, on schemas and the delight in understanding children’s learning

I still feel that young children are totally enchanting.  I find myself observing them with delight, and reflecting on what they are doing and thinking about as they play . – Pam Cubey Where to start with introducing Pam Cubey? With...

/ April 15, 2014