Te Whāriki: Implications of the updated curriculum for infants, toddlers, and their teachers
Our Te Whāriki has been updated and revised. Getting to know, understand, and translate this new curriculum into best practice will be a priority for every teacher and parent across Aotearoa. In this morning session of Yeah baby, Toni will unpack the document and its practical implications for kaiako working with infants and toddlers.
Creating a culture of meaningful rituals: Unpacking the Care Moment
Meaningful rituals offer a sense of comfort and familiarity as well as a sense of place and connection to others. This workshop will unpack the importance of care moments for infants and toddlers and inspire reflection around the culture of routines and ways we can enrich these key experiences for our youngest tamariki.
Cultivating inspiring children’s spaces inside and out
How does the new and exciting Te Whāriki impact on our playgrounds for infants and toddlers? With a greater focus on positive risk-taking and nature, Robin will unpack implications for those designing or improving playgrounds for children under three.
When creating an indoor environment that is inspiring and magical for children, we have to consider much more than just adding commercial and token displays and resources to our play and living spaces. It’s time to think outside the square and look at what inspires you the most, and how you can, with imagination and the wonder of nature, create a learning environment that evokes both tranquillity and a challenge for young children