Emma uses the muscles in her arms and legs to really pull herself up - a new challenge.
Well done Emma, you did it. What a sense of accomplishment!
Time to jump off - what great risk-taking Emma.
There have been plenty of opportunities to learn with, from and alongside others in the children's discoveries and investigations.
When children play in natural environments, their play is more diverse with imaginative and creative play that fosters language and collaborative skills (Moore & Wong 1997, Taylor, et al. 1998, Fjortoft 2000).
"I'm taller than you, when I'm up here" (Fergus to Christine)
"I don't want to jump off, actually I do want to jump off. 1,2,3......jump" (Grace)
"This is my tallest day ever" (Harrison)
"Are they all one tree? Did they cut it?" (Heidi)
"Look, there's a worm on the tree. I can see a worm" (Brendon)
"This is my big horse" (Sheridan, lying down on the Kahikatea stump)
"I'm a transformer, go engine go" (Jeremy)
"It just looks stunning, it's so beautiful when you walk into Kindergarten" (Angela)
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