Saturday, 14 April 2012

Happiness is a Hammock

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Kierna C said...

Wonderful Juliet, I think it is fabulous that you are getting to go outside with the same classes on a regular basis, the relationships you are establishing are great. I know when we first went to visit at our local 'special school' I didn't foresee how much their children weer going to gain from observing mine. For the first time these children climbed banks, rolled down them & tried to climb the trees. Peers are the best role models ever.

Tom Bedard said...

Oh, those kids are always doing something we did not plan for. How great is that. I think that it is true more so in the outdoors because children explore with their whole bodies. 10 in the bed with the hammock as a bed. That's clever

Juliet Robertson said...

Thanks for your thoughts. I think it came about because of Fred the Ted being around... there was Ted in the Bed, etc!

Peers do have a huge impact - I regularly use older children to work with the younger ones as it benefits both parties. I can't believe the new term begins so soon!