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…
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.
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 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!
Got water and a bit of dirt? Then, Lukas Ritson says, you’ve got an excellent opportunity for your kids to learn through play.