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.
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,…
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.
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!
How to set up an awesome backyard nature play area
Did you know children need secluded play for their development? A nature play area is a good way of answering these needs and helping them build independence, resilience and resourcefulness.
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…
Can you do any ball tricks? Max will show you through some of his favourite ball tricks to see if you can do them too!
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…
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…