Steiner, Montessori, Reggio? Let's Talk Holistic Approaches

When people enter Whole Beings, they see a unique studio style space filled with creative learning stations, designed for prompt immersion by the entering child. Some will notice elements of Steiner philosophy, there will be natural wood materials and fantasy play. Montessori inspired learning can be seen as puzzles, patterning or real world experiences, such as involving the children in the nurturing of our plants. Let's not forget Reggio Emilia where the environment allows for child-led learning through experiences of touching, listening and observing. Which can honestly be seen throughout the entire space.

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Simple Creative Re-Use

We are all about upcycling, recycling and repurposing when it comes to creative experiences. Children seem to be drawn to the feel of items -- so we always try and source unique bits and bobs. We frequently visit op-shops for treasures, it's amazing what you can actually find if you go in with a creative mind.

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Eco-Dyeing

So we're super excited to announce a little workshop at Whole Beings next month. As part of 'Nature: A Child's Muse' focus we are having our friend from Everything Earthy join us to show us how it's done with botanicals, foliage and as her name suggests, whatever else she has found in her travels!

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