From Ground Rules to Air Rules

From Ground Rules to Air Rules

With students and teachers heading into remote learning in the term ahead, Life Lab is no exception with it’s content and format adapting so as to continue to engage children in their learning and further developing and practising life skills. We’ll take...
Lunchbox learning

Lunchbox learning

Amongst a Life Experience Life Lab lesson where 7 year old’s are learning about responding to their emotions rather than reacting, one of our many delightful students approached us during their eating lunch time – quite upset and crinkled forehead – so we knew this...
Responding or reacting?

Responding or reacting?

In this Life Lab experience we gave 5 and 6 year old students a situation and asked them what would be an appropriate response, which they all knew –  intellectually – how to address. Through the use of drumming on the Djembes, we did an activity whereby they...
Balancing out polarities

Balancing out polarities

It does spark joy when young children are grasping concepts, sharing mature responses and can add ‘Polarity’ to their vocabulary – and actually know what it means. Their LEGO builds during this lesson embodied the multiple perspectives of polarities.  Unexpectedly the...
Polarity Henchman comes to (Lego Serious) Play

Polarity Henchman comes to (Lego Serious) Play

There was somewhat hesitation writing the learning intention for a group of 7-year old’s this week; asking them to identify the difference between a problem and a polarity, understanding with a polarity, it’s not about a solution but a balance of the 2 parts they are...