Following your child’s lead: Part One
In this video, Lukas Ritson shows how parents can follow a child’s lead on an activity and let go of the outcome so they can have a full and engaging experience, even if it’s not what you planned!
Gardening with kids
Lukas Ritson discusses the benefits of gardening with kids and gives some advice on how to get started.
Playing at heights
Climbing trees is an opportunity for kids to develop a lot of different and important skills, including balance, coordination and cognitive functions like risk assessment. Lukas Ritson shows parents how…
Camping in your own backyard
Around your home, you have everything you need to give your kids play and learning experiences that delight them and teach them to manage their own risks. In this activity,…
Making cardboard ‘wood’ for hammering
Lukas Ritson shows us how to build opportunities for learning and connection into loose parts play with this easy activity of making ’wood’ from cardboard for kids to hammer into.
The magic of wire for play
Having a material like soft twist tie wire available can open up a whole new world of play for your kids!
Cross Lateral Play
Movement activities that help children's focus and attention to expand and grow.
Following your child’s lead: Part Two
In this video, Lukas Ritson continues to show how parents can follow a child’s lead on an activity and let go of the outcome so they can have a full…
Supporting independence with risky play
Lukas Ritson explains how letting children take risks and explore their boundaries is essential for their development and later sense of capability and self-fulfilment.
Playing with a hammer and nails
Let the kids loose with a hammer and nails? Absolutely, says Lukas Ritson, an expert in loose parts play and ‘risky’ play for kids, and a master of making fun…
Making a hand scrub with kids
Making a hand scrub with kids helps build their cooking confidence and is a multi-sensory learning experience. And, parents get a hand scrub out of it! Lukas Ritson shows us…