Holiday heaven…

  We have been lucky enough to have been enjoying the above for the last couple of weeks.  Beautiful weather, beautiful location, amazing people and of course contrary to the beliefs of the ‘powers that be’ so much learning continued as ever – all without a scrap of coercing or pre-planning or resource creating.  Amongst […]

Making his mark…

So…….Bean found a pen, which frankly is a miracle in itself in our house as they seem to disappear the instant they arrive.  He enjoyed his mark making session over a large portion of the dining room table and in just a few seconds had created a pretty impressive array of marks. My reaction….. just relief, […]

The Beauty of Rotating Activities

With my biggies toys were kept in baskets, cupboards, shelves and chests and were accessible by the biggies at all times.  The result – chaos, I have written about it before here.   I vowed to do it differently this time round with Bean, we are following a Montessori approach where the environment and the […]