The Think Tank Environment

By Holly BF Warren (Atelierista and creator of the Think Tank) The Think Tank (Warren, 2019) environment is a setting created to celebrate, stimulate, enhance and develop creativity through connections. It is designed by the students and the atelierista/art studio teacher. Initially inspired by Loris Malaguzzi’s educational approach, where the child freely expresses his/her ideas, interests, […]

The Walking Curriculum Colouring Page!

Here’s a fun little thing to do at home and think about when you’re taking part in the Walking Curriculum. See if you can spot some interesting critters in here as you colour the page and watch for them outside as you walk or sit alone. What shapes are common? Any patterns? How many acorns […]

Peacock Spider Colouring page!!

Remember way back when I posted about the cutest spider ever? Well, I did. And I meant it- these ARE the most adorable arachnids I’ve ever seen. Which isn’t to say that there may be a spider out there even more “Awwwww” inducing than Peacock Spiders, but you’d have to prove it to me. The […]

The Waterbear Colouring Page!

Waterbears are amazing, tiny creatures. And when I say tiny, I mean the size of a period tiny! They exist on every continent, in every country, in your back yard, school yard, the tree across the way, and the grass underfoot. These squishy bags of cute have survived the radiation of space, the immense pressure of […]

Wet Bears Are Grumpy Colouring Page!

This is a wet bear. He’s grumpy. The salmon in his mouth doesn’t look terribly impressed either. Might be best to avoid grumpy bears and unimpressed fish altogether.