Materials have a life of their own in classrooms and these lives matter immensely for how we think and act in classrooms.

Each material demands its own questions, its own concerns, its own ethos.

Thinking with materials transforms early childhood education, provoking educators to notice how materials and young children live entangled lives in classrooms.


Studio Conversations

Materials exist in the room as we exist in the room

We paid attention to paper…

Materials become participants in the classroom