August 22, 2016
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How play can teach children assertiveness and protect against bullying

I came across an article published by the American Journal of Play in 2011 which was an interview with Hara […]
August 12, 2016
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What about the under 3’s?

Ever been to a local playspace with your toddler to find that the surfacing is impossible for them to walk […]
November 28, 2014
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Mindfulness about Adult Decisions on Children’s Matters

Over the past few days Australia has been in mourning. A young, healthy and talented cricketer by the name of […]
September 22, 2014
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‘Play and Plants’ – Garden Common Presentation

Here’s a snippet of the presentation given to locals at the Garden Common yesterday in Clunes, which was the final […]
November 7, 2012
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Open-ended play teaches resourcefulness and lateral thinking

I hear alot of people going on about what ‘nature deficit’ is doing to kids these days, but I think […]
October 24, 2012
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Dressing down for play

When I was a pre-school teacher starting my role with great verve many years ago, I remember putting together my […]