day 37 – shadow play

Shadows are great, and spontaneous shadow fun can erupt in lots of places almost anytime. With the help of a bed lamp, or a torch if you’re camping, your hands can make shadow animals on the wall. This was a popular activity before the advent of electric light so look for old illustrations to giveContinue reading “day 37 – shadow play”

day 21 – let your light shine

Playing with children is about recognising playpotential (new word) in the everyday. Take light, for instance. Light enters your home in different ways at different times of the day and in different seasons. This produces magical effects and impromptu science lessons, even a little Googling, since most of us aren’t physicists. But take the opportunityContinue reading “day 21 – let your light shine”