Museums can sometimes feel like alien spaces for young learners, a place where words like ‘play’ and ‘explore’ might not always be an immediate association. But for educator Martin Langdon, these are the key drivers he keeps in mind when designing learning programmes aimed at learners under 5-years-old.Read more

Have you noticed some new signage up in Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa? Zoe, Tiana, and Isla (all aged 4) from Tai Tamariki Kindergarten have created these beautiful pieces to help children and adults visiting Level 5: ‘This is me at the gallery. I have scribbled out the leg toRead more

Last weekend I was out with the Kapiti-Mana branch of Forest and Bird, giving them an introduction to ferns. A few weeks back, I gave a similar walking-talk at Otari-Wilton’s Bush in Wellington. Many people find ferns an appealing group to learn. Aside from their iconic status in New Zealand, goodRead more