Black History Month

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October is Black History Month – a month to celebrate diversity and the contributions of black people to history. The question arises; if we spend just one month in a year highlighting black history are we potentially promoting cultural tokenism? “Black contribution to [] history is so rich and varied that attempting to confine the discussion

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I am a pirate

Pirate roleplay with Kitcamp

Pirate themed play days are always popular and make a frequent appearance on the early year’s calendar. It’s no surprise, with all the looting, funny voices, dressing up and role play opportunities. Add a Kitcamp pirate ship and the imagination really does know no limits! Creating fun, with purpose. The challenge with role play spaces is to

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Let them lead the way…

Child self esteem, positive self-image, confidence, child-led play

We all know the importance of maintaining a child’s self esteem. How a positive self-image and confidence impacts on learning. That children with high self esteem generally feel loved, competent, happy and are therefore productive. If children acquire this self-esteem as a result of successful experiences, surely play opportunities are ideal for building success? How

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I am in a factory

I am Factory, jobs, Role play,

Role play gets your jobs done! Never is there an easier way to get young children helping with jobs than to get them into a role. Get them fully engaged in imaginative play and before you know it the ‘characters’ have dusted, organised, baked, written, vacuumed, weeded… Just imagine what you could do with your

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