Monthly Archives: June 2010

Lessons from the Soccer World Cup

The world seems to have stopped for the World Cup. No other event seems to quite capture the imaginations of everyone the world over in quite the same way. Continue reading

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The Star Thrower by Loren Eiseley (1907-1977) – An Inspirational Story

I thought I’d share this story with you to reflect on the difference you have made to one special child in your class. You may not even be aware you have had such an effect. Continue reading

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Your Important Role as a Teacher – An Inspirational Essay

As teachers it is very clear that we have a responsibility to our charges. For some children, one teacher who believed in them and encouraged them, is all they’ve got and all they’ve ever had. And that one teacher can make all the difference. Sobering thought but true. So when you’re feeling down and wondering why you’re still teaching, remember that you are making a difference. Continue reading

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New Product Available – Scarves!

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So many people have asked me for scarves over the years that I decided to source my own to sell. Continue reading

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Equipment in the Early Childhood Classroom – Ribbon Sticks

Ribbon sticks are beautiful pieces of equipment to work with. They look beautiful, are sensuous and the children are immediately drawn to them. They love them and want to use them. Encourage this creativity while using the sticks for all sorts of other outcomes as well. Continue reading

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Equipment in the Early Childhood Classroom – Hoops

Do you avoid using hoops because you don’t know what to do with them, or because you can’t buy any decent, durable hoops? I have the solution to both problems. Continue reading

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