The Awe and Wonder of Light (and Dark).

Alistair Bryce-CleggChild Initiated Learning, Creativity, Environment, Talk2 Comments

The Awe and Wonder of Light (and Dark).We talk a lot in the Early Years about the concept of Awe and Wonder. Two fairly small words that promote some huge emotional responses. When words are used a lot, they can sometimes come to lose their meaning and be used in situations that don’t do them justice. But true moments of awe and wonder can have significant impact on children’s engagement with their environment and their potential for learning. Although awe and wonder are similar, they are not the same. We will often talk about being ‘in awe’ of something which means that we recognise its grandeur and see it as greater than us. We might be in awe of someone’s … Read More

Continuous Provision on Twitter!

Alistair Bryce-CleggContinuous Provision4 Comments

Tomorrow night (Tuesday 30th September) I will be  co-hosting #EYTalking on Twitter. It is a Twitter forum that happens every Tuesday from 8pm. My topic tomorrow is Continuous Provision and you can join in the fun by following my tweets @ABCDoes or search #EYTalking. You can make a comment or ask a question or share an idea. As I am a little concerned as to how I can get everything I need to say about Continuous Provision in 149 characters I have reposted my last blog post on the subject. At the bottom of this post you will also find links to other posts that I have done on Continuous Provision. You can also find lots of photos of challenge in Continuous … Read More