Month: October 2021

Staying Connected and Coming Together

Our collective efforts to stay connected through lockdown and remote learning have been paid forward over the last 2 weeks. Children appeared grounded in their social connections, providing an air of confidence as they smoothly and joyfully rekindled friendships and settled into neighbourhood routines. We, as educators, could feel the sense of community and belonging …

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It didn’t come from instructions, it came from my imagination. Matilda

Complexity or Simplicity in Creativity Over the term break, whilst looking through the Prep Creativity documentation, a recorded conversation and a piece of artwork, created from an online provocation, continually drew our attention.These insights into children’s thinking ignited ideas of exploring creativity through complexity and simplicity. Albie- I think creativity is when, like, you make …

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‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’: Story, Colour, Shape and Music. ‘I See a Song’.

Welcome to Term 4 everyone, I hope you had an enjoyable Spring break. In many ways, my eyes and ears are still on holidays as we have been delighting in the books of Eric Carle through animation. This was a wonderful way to get the students thinking about what makes up a soundtrack to a …

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