Category: Early Childhood
Blogs related to early childhood education teaching and learning and development. Written by recognised author-educators and experienced staff. Each blog is tagged for easy filtering.
Creating environments that spark curiosity and wonder is not difficult and yet, at times, infant environments in early childhood settings can be sterile or uninspiring. Here I explore the notion of creating environments that spark curiosity in infants.
Adventurous, risky play is often considered too dangerous for young children, something that adults need to protect them from. Yet such play is essential for normal child development, building knowledge, skill, confidence, resilience, and a risk-taking disposition.
Bridie Raban discusses how early childhood educators have a significant role to play in children’s learning by supporting children’s change over time.