We all remember those moments of wide-eyed curiosity and boundless energy when we were young, eager to discover and learn. Playtime was an essential part of this, a joyous and imaginative exploration of the world around us. It was a time for making connections, trying new things, and taking risks.
At the heart of education lies the Australian Curriculum. This framework sets out the blueprint for what we teach, but it is the pedagogies – or how we teach – that is left up to our skilled and caring Educators and Teachers. And when it comes to the early years, research has shown that play is paramount. Have you asked your child what they did today, and they replied, “Nothing I just played”? At Sesame Lane childcare, this is exactly what we want to hear! Read on and we’ll explain why.