Gardening with kids
Lukas Ritson discusses the benefits of gardening with kids and gives some advice on how to get started.
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.
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…
Building a kids’ sawhorse and sawing safely
In this video, Lukas Ritson demonstrates how to build a sawhorse or kids and teach them to manage the risks of using a handsaw.
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…
Building an outdoor cubby
In this video, Lukas Ritson shows us how his kids are learning resourcefulness, self-reliance, independence and social skills through building an outdoor cubby with stuff from around the house.