Over six years of planning and dedication by the team at Albury City Council
has produced an amazing playground. Work is expected to be completed in the next few weeks with an opening date to be announced shortly. The quality of construction work is excellent.
Artists Herb Jercher & James and Dorelle Cattell have been engaged to provide artwork for this playground.
This blog has some great ideas for early childhood settings. The following thread focuses on water play: http://progressiveearlychildhoodeducation.blogspot.com/search/label/water%20play
Early Childhood Seminar – “Outdoor Play – Risky Business”
2 June 2011
will jointly present with early childhood specialist Prue Walsh and educator Sue Elliot at a seminar titled Outdoor Play – Risky Business
organised by Play Australia in Caulfield. The purpose of the seminar is to explore, the benefits of risks and challenges in outdoor play, the importance of nature, and design ideas for outdoor play environments in early childhood settings.
Jeavons staff playing on a giant space net after Christmas lunch.
We are currently employ a close knit team of 12 staff with a range of expertise and with qualifications in landscape architecture, design, horticulture, ecology, industrial design, fine art, education & architecture. We love our work and feel our enthusiasm and dedication shines through into all of our projects.
Check us out on our Team Page .
We support sustainable schools
and aim to design landscapes for schools
that encourage students to care for and learn about the environment. Outdoor play at school provides children with a significant opportunity to develop a relationship with place and schoolgrounds are a formative site in each child’s development and we therefore advocate for the inclusion of a range of natural spaces including sensory gardens, habitat, rain gardens & wetlands, kitchen gardens &