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7 Ways Drumming Can Help Your Child

Post by Louise Lindsay The drum is my go-to instrument when it comes to accessibility. Drums create an equal opportunity for all children in the realm of early years musical play. Irrespective of their age or skill level, almost every child can strike a drum, pan, or pot without any prior training or expertise. This…

5 Thematic Play Ideas For Easter

Collaborative post by Louise Lindsay and Dom Ghor Easter is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate with your little ones than with some fun thematic play? As two Mum’s who are super passionate about play-based learning, we have put our heads together to come up with five thematic play ideas for…

Supporting Children Through The Silly Season

Guest post by Dr. Kathryn Hackman, Founder of Courageous Kids App As the end of year races towards us, and we rush to finish up, tidy up and catch up… it’s worth thinking about what this change of pace will mean for our children.  If we briefly pause to consider some of the challenges our…

Play Schemas: Understanding your child’s schematic play.

Guest post by Tiffany Ross Ever wondered why your child just “has” to throw food off the high chair or “must” keep drawing on the walls? It’s not to get under your skin. They are exploring play schemas.  Play is an important part of children’s development. It gives them the opportunity to learn and practice…