Why teach Nursery Rhymes? Three great reasons

Why teach nursery rhymes at home? Do you need to convince yourself or someone else of the importance of the nursery rhyme tradition?  Here are just three of the many reasons that make them crucial to early childhood learning. I hope after reading this you’ll be...

Playing at Pirates: the development of children’s moral sensibility

Grey, green, greasy – that’s the look of the water in the Port River near my home.  It’s a working river so there’s always a hint of oil slick.  It’s also home to a large number of dolphins strangely enough. Occasionally I can hear a long and exceptionally...