Tag Archives: Nature play

Exploring and connecting with nature

Educators at Goodstart Red Hill had long admired forest kindergartens from afar, never really considering how that might look in an Australian setting. Then they realised they had an amazing and diverse environment right on their doorstep. Skye Devereaux, Early Childhood Teacher and Educational Leader, writes how Goodstart Red Hill developed their Nature Space program. […]

Does imagination have a place in education?

The Grammar of Fantasy was written by Italian writer and educator from Reggio Emilia Gianni Rodari.  In the foreword, Herbet Kohl asks: What is the place of imagination in education?  The word imagination does not appear in the government’s list of goals, nor does it turn up on lists of behavioural objectives or educational outcomes. […]

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