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 hazards while they’re learning how to manage the tools.
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.
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.
Cross Lateral Play With Toys
Movement activities that help children's focus and attention to expand and grow.
Got water and a bit of dirt? Then, Lukas Ritson says, you’ve got an excellent opportunity for your kids to learn through play.
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…
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…
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!
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…
Learn To Juggle
Juggling is an excellent skill for kids to learn as it requires concentration, perseverance and hand-eye coordination. In this video, Max from Flexi Flow will breakdown the skills you need…
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…