What is Montessori & Outdoor Play?

7th March 2022

We have an Award-Winning Range of Waterproof Clothing here at Wet Wednesdays, so we wanted to explain to you why it is important to encourage outdoor play & learning.

What is Montessori?
Maria Montessori was one of the orginal advocates for nature-based play. She developed The Montessori Method in the early 1900's.

The Montessori Method encourages children to learn through natural activities, rather than in a standard classroom environment. Based on her own observations, she found that children who were left to explore their environment freely (which had been prepared to suit the specific ages, & individual personalities of the children) developed optimally.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Blaenavon!

23rd February 2022

We were so excited to hear that The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are coming to visit Abergavenny and Blaenavon in Wales on St David’s Day.  

They will be visiting to learn about the importance of the agricultural industry to rural populations & how community organisations are providing support to young people while also celebrating the history of the region.

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