Early Childhood Voices Posts

  • Voices of Children International Gallery Exhibition
    “Children can and should influence the world around them.” Visit the online gallery exhibition of the Voices of Children International Project, facilitated by the Bright Start Foundation and extending on a project first established by the University of Wollongong in Australia 14 years ago. This gallery exhibits artwork, photography and written responses created by children… Continue reading Voices of Children International Gallery Exhibition
  • All About Me – Full body portraits
    These pictures were kindly sent to us from @múinteoir_preschool. This is a wonderful activity to facilitate children to freely express their sense of self-identity. “The children participating in this activity were between the ages of 3 and 5 years old. I explained to the children that we would be painting large self portraits of themselves.… Continue reading All About Me – Full body portraits
  • “Can We See Our Voices?”
    PhD Candidate, Muireann Ranta, is currently engaged in a research project with early years children to explore, in collaboration with them, their perspectives of nature, sustainability and climate change. One of the aims of this research project is to “explore possibilities of developing a child rights based education” on topics related to sustainability and climate… Continue reading “Can We See Our Voices?”
  • Creative Expression & Children’s Voices in Early Years
    Calling early childhood practitioners and educators, if you work in an early childhood setting and are interested in sharing ideas with us on how you ensure young children’s voices are heard, through the creative arts or otherwise, please contact me on info@museumofchildhood.ie Engaging in the creative arts is a wonderful way to facilitate and encourage… Continue reading Creative Expression & Children’s Voices in Early Years
  • From Apple Seeds to Apple Trees
    MoCI engagement with younger children: The Apple Tree Project. #CTCHC The project was first launched in Tralee during Tree Week. The Museum of Childhood Ireland were so happy to organise this tree planting ceremony at Beech Hill in recognition of the wonderful apple seed project work of the children at Donnybrook Community Play School, in collaboration… Continue reading From Apple Seeds to Apple Trees