The richly stimulating treasures in Our treasure basket are hand selected to create awe and wonder, and provide an opportunity for open ended discovery and learning. It is based on the principles of heuristic play, and aligns with philosophies of Montessori, Waldorf/Steiner, Heuristic and loose part play.
The word 'heuristic' comes from the word 'eurisko' which means to learn, discover or reach an understanding about something.
This set has been designed for developing multi sensorial, fine motor, creative thinking skills and Includes a range of natural and household items, of varying shapes, textures, sounds, and properties.
The open ended nature of each resource, means each baby and child can engage, explore and investigate in their own way.
Our treasure basket is far from being a "complete" kit. The possibilities for this style of play are endless - we are simply providing you a basis for heuristic play experiences and Included in your set is an introduction and guide to using your treasure basket with babies and toddlers, and how you can build and extend upon it as your child grows.
The basket includes
○ guide to heuristic play with babies and toddlers
○ woven seagrass basket
○ wooden block
○ babys first puzzle - egg/cup & peg/pot
○ ribbon ring with bells
○ selection of fabric squares and lace
○ bamboo scrubbing brush
○ prism viewer
○ pine cone
○ shell, rough rock and smooth rock
○ metal measuring spoons
○ wooden doll pegs
○ tree block with bark
○ large wooden spool
○ wooden wheels
○ wooden ring
Toddler additions coming soon
○ set of 3 wooden round nesting boxes
○ metal tin
Should you wish to purchase our Guide to Heuristic Play with Babies and Toddlers only for download please use select this option and use code DOWNLOAD at checkout to clear shipping charges. Guide will be sent via email within 24hrs.