I Can’t Be a Teacher who Discourages Mess and Noise | rightfromthestart

For a teacher like me, who spent her teaching career with under 5’s, I am used to teaching in a messy, noisy environment.  Children are permitted and often encouraged to make a mess and be messy.

Young children need to do and create things on a large-scale. They use big chunky brushes, they use oversized pieces of paper, they are developing their motor skills through moving around in a large space, they build with big bricks, look at big books and work on the floor.

Children are developing their language, communication and social skills. They are encouraged to talk as they learn, to…

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