Rope Play


Rope Play – practicing trust & surrender Today we took a set of ropes to the learning space. You should have seen the kids’ faces when we took them out of the bag! Boys and girls were equally excited. But before the rope play we introduced a simple game to practise trust and surrender. 2 kids. One in the front … Read More

Restoring Relationships

Last Monday, we had a discussion about ‘relationships’. I first asked them ‘with whom do you have meaningful relationships’? Most of them answered ‘with my mom or dad, with a good friend or a good friend of the family or with the grandparents’ and some kids also said with a big smile in their face ‘with Mattie and Katjalisa’. The … Read More

How we express pain

How we express pain Do you know the feeling when you are so upset from the inside that you want to create harm – either to an object, to another person or yourself – simply because you don’t know what to do with all the painful, unpleasant emotions that are having a wild party inside your head and your heart. … Read More

Being in love

Today’s theme was ‘Being in love’: I opened the circle by asking them the following questions and invited them to freely, popcorn style, bring in their answers: How does it feel to be in love? where in your body do you feel it? Does it remind you of an animal or any other sensation? How do you know the difference … Read More

Dance as if no one was watching…

We all love to dance. Why do we find it so challenging to move our bodies freely in the way it feels good to us without caring how it looks to others? Most of us had experienced moments in which someone had made fun of us when we were dancing in public. Especially the boys would not miss out an … Read More

Insecurities & Shame

Today we shared stories around insecurities & shame. All of us remembered moments in which we felt we couldn’t fully express ourselves because we were scared of the reaction of others.Very often we would find ourselves lying in order to hide the truth out of the fear of being laughed at or judged. One of the girls had a big … Read More

Bodies & Boundaries


Go through your household (take a walk in nature) and look for objects that you could use for a playful body & boundary moment with your child. Be creative in your choice. Look for objects that have different qualities. For example: a fork, a glass, a feather, a stingy twig, a mandarine, a piece of fluffy cotton etc. Take your … Read More