Curious bits & bobs
The Curiosity Approach is more than just beautiful play spaces… So grab a cuppa, settle down and delve deeply inside our articles...
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See beyond the mess.
PAUSE & consider 💖 See beyond the mess! See beyond the painted hands! See beyond the splodged & painted vest! Look instead, at her intent, look at her concen...Read article
Why we don't use plastic toys
"Nurseries without toys" One of the many reasons why we don't use plastic toys. The Curiosity Approach use authentic resources or 'real items' such as ceramics and breakables in play...Read article
Nurseries without toys
Nurseries without toys At Curiosity Approach settings we have moved away from plastic toys and electronic gadgets. Opting for the use of loose parts, recycled and authentic ...Read article
Looking to halt the pink and blue divide
Nurseries without toys Another great reason WHY we have chosen to use authentic resources, instead of plastic toys, is to ensure we are keeping it 'REAL' and ensure the gender st...Read article
HAPPINESS first & foremost As parents & carers, if we asked ourselves the question. What do we want for our children when attending Nursery or Early year...Read article
Turn off the conveyer belt!
The Curiosity Approach philosophy believes in process art v products. Allowing children to create their own Christmas cards or keepsake gifts. To follow their own thinking and to enjoy the p...Read article
At The Curiosity Approach®, our aim is to change the way we educate children and allow them to play FREE from the constraints of predetermined ideas, topics and adult chosen ‘ themes‘. ...Read article
My Mother the Carboot Queen
A Daughters perspective of living with the “Car Boot Queen” Written by Olivia Bennett. It was a few years ago when my Mum first took me to a car boot, this was before I worked at her nursery, Lov...Read article
Expectations amongst your Early Years Tribe
Do you work in an Early Years setting? Are you struggling with your team or what we call our TRIBE? Do you find that the easiest of jobs aren’t being completed or resources are being lost and mi...Read article
Recycle, salvage and revamp.
In our throwaway society, we need to be creative in our ideas & ways to help reduce the impact on the environment. To recycle salvage & revamp old furniture, stopping it being thrown in...Read article