Loose Parts Play

Loose Parts Play

A Reggio inspired approach This Reggio inspired approach to play uses loose parts to spark curiosity, inspire creativity, and insight ingenuity. Loose parts encourage open-ended play, children are free to move, manipulate, take apart, put together, re-shape and...

What Is Inclusive Childcare?

An inclusive program should ‘look’ and ‘feel’ the same as any other. It is a safe space, one where providers recognize and respect every child as an individual with capabilities as unique as they are. Where every child in your care, those with...

The versatile walking rope

Each section & strap is removable Whist strap / handle (2 in 1) Belt strap available for younger kids & special needs children Each section is a pocket Proper distance between each child Durable Convenient and safe Colorful and playful Our sectional walking...

Outdoor Play!

March 20th marked the first official day of spring for 2017 and with that comes the onset of warmer temperatures creating even more opportunity to take play outside! Spending time outdoors engaging in play has its advantages like improved social skills, children learn...

Developing Writing Skills through Play.

One of my very first articles here on natis.ca was on the importance of play during what we know as the most formative years of a child’s life, the early years. I’d like to further explore how we can use play to introduce, reinforce and master essential...

Introducing … The tipi

There are several ways to spell it, whatever your preference the tipi provides endless hours of fun and facilitate many forms of play, making it an excellent choice for either at home use or within a classroom setting. They inspire the imagination and encourage...