Category: Play

Scenes from Valentine’s Day

It was Pyjama Day and Valentine’s Day all rolled up into one big ball of fun yesterday. For all the anti-red and pink grumblers out there – if you’re able, I suggest you step foot inside a primary classroom to …

Friday Favourites

Waiting for Wimbledon… Reading is always best when shared with a friend.  Especially if it’s giant. Or about food… And you just never know what you’re going to get when practicing the letter “e”. Have a lovely weekend, everyone.

Friday Favourites

Making the most of a gorgeous autumn afternoon. Celebrating Diwali with the decorative designs of rangoli. Making our own monsters… The second one looks like Jon Bon Jovi, don’t you think?  And in case you’re wondering, that says, “Yum I like …

It Sounded Like a Good Idea

… until the rollerblades went on. That’s when the sound of all twenty pairs clamoured across the gym floor; grasping to maintain an ounce of balance; teetering somewhere between fear and exhilaration. Thank goodness for helmets, wrist guards, long pants …

Paper Cities

Portland artist and designer, Joel Henriques clearly has a passion for play. Not the “video-game-or-trendy-toy-of-the-moment” kind of play.  More like the “let’s-draw-and-build-and-see-where-our-imagination-takes-us” variety. Modeled after cities like Sydney and Paris, Henriques’ paper cities are beautifully designed, educational, and brimming with …

Friday Favourites

Nope.  Not a case of you scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours. We’re simply fine tuning our letter identification skills and practicing top-down letter formations with a quick game of “Guess My Letter”.  (It’s unknown whether the hand-on-hip technique puts one …