Let's imagine – two words that open up a world of learning possibilities.
Kaiako from an Invercargill Pacific early learning service used digital platforms to encourage families to look to the cultural values, practices, and languages that are important to them. Kaiako highlighted that learning is more meaningful when children can draw on the cultural knowledge they already have.
Spending a little time with your child on “let’s imagine” is one way you can help them learn at home.
It invites children to:
In the video compilation you will see how encouraging imaginative play within familiar cultural contexts and values contributes to children’s confidence, enjoyment, and participation as learners in their homes.
Notice in the video:
With thanks to the Samoan, Kiribati, and Tongan families who shared the photographs of their tamariki learning at home.
Music in video composed by Eteuati Reupena.