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 and engaging experience, even if it’s not what you planned!
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.
Gardening with kids
Lukas Ritson discusses the benefits of gardening with kids and gives some advice on how to get started.
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,…
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…
Playing With A Poi
Movement activities that help children's focus and attention to expand and grow.
The orange experiment
In this video, Lukas Ritson and his daughter show us an experiment that illustrates why children need to be given real, multi-sensory play experiences.
The benefits of mud play
Did you know that playing with mud has immune system and developmental benefits for kids, as well as being super fun? Lukas Ritson explains!
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!
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.
Saws and wood: The tools of play
In this video, Lukas Ritson, loose parts and risky play expert, shows us how to help kids saw using a sawhorse, brace and handsaw, with some other tricks for reducing…