I recently took Immy to see her first movie at the cinema. We were invited by extended family members to see The Yogi Bear Movie. I didn’t know much about the movie but imagined it to be a cartoon about Yogi Bear and thought that would be a nice way to introduce an (almost) three […]
Is this Art or Craft Project Right for My Child?
Recently I read this great post for teachers by Deborah of Teach Preschool about a preschool craft project which looked cute but wasn’t really that much fun for the children to complete. In fact, the teacher ended up doing most of the preparation and assembly herself! Now as a teacher I can honestly say we […]
Kids Art: Learning to Use Watercolours
I have deliberately held off introducing Immy to painting with watercolours until now as I wanted to wait until she was a little older (or maybe a little more patient) so that I could teach her a simple process for using them more effectively. Teaching technique is about helping children control an art medium so […]
Mother Nature as Playmate, Teacher and Babysitter
Today we feature a guest post from author of Small Fry Outdoors, Caroline Webster, about the importance of time outdoors for children. When Christie asked me to write a guest post for her about children and the importance of outside fun; it set me to thinking about why it is such a passion of mine […]
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