The late American astronomer and astrophysicist, Carl Sagan, described our planet as the ‘pale blue dot’, described as such after seeing an image of earth taken in 1990 from the Voyager 1 space probe, from a distance of about 6 billion kilometres. His book, “Pale Blue Dot”, explores claims that earth and its inhabitants areContinue reading »
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ABCDoes a Kitcamp Giveaway
We’ve teamed up with Alistair Bryce-Clegg at ABCDoes who is giving away a Mini Kitcamp kit, valued at £1,295. To enter, head over to ABCDoes.com or @ABCDoes on social media and leave a comment. The giveaway will close at 11.59pm on FRIDAY 14th JUNE 2019. There’s more! All entrants, who follow or like @iamkitcamp onContinue reading »
The Importance of Den Building
Making dens is a serious business in my household: barely a day passes without sofa cushions and blankets being rearranged into a den! We live in a flat with no outside space to call our own. Despite park trips and sports clubs, there remains plenty of energy, so in the absence of a garden our insideContinue reading »
Combating childhood obesity
Do we have a role in combating childhood obesity? How do you tackle childhood obesity in your setting? Does it genuinely impact on daily life or does it feel tokenistic? Is there a holistic approach or is it yet another strategy to implement? According to the Government’s plan for action to combat childhood obesity, nearlyContinue reading »
The Gift of Failure
“The Gift of Failure: how to step back and let your child succeed” by Jessica Lahey. Reviewed by Isabelle Regent-Ngwata, mother of 2, Hampshire. Star rating (4 out of 5) ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “The setbacks, mistakes, miscalculations and failures we have shoved out of our children’s way are the very experiences that teach them how to be resourceful,Continue reading »
I am a pirate
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 toContinue reading »
Kids; creative opportunists!
Kids; creative opportunists! Seems like they can spot opportunity where adults struggle to. And turning junk, or waste products, into valuable resources is one glorious way children do this. Unleash potential through junk modelling In my view, it’s the most wonderful and uplifting creative activity. I love how it unleashes the huge variety of possibilityContinue reading »