A Parkland’s Child is…

…A free spirit – develop as their own person goo_DSCF7179

…Covered in paint, dough, water – messy!

…Inside and outside

…A risk taker – happy to approach new challenges

…Independent

…Comfortable and safe

…Noisy

…Quiet

…Fun loving

…Receptive to new ideas

…Able to talk…. If they want to and express their own thoughts and ideas

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…Strong in their own ideas and make their own choices

…Willing to persevere, think things through for themselves and have a go!

…Friendly and happy

…Confident and chatty – welcome visitors!

…Able to listen to others and be listened to

…Aware of their own and others ideas, interests, feelings etc

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…Caring and has an awareness of ‘self’

…Proud of their achievements ‘chuffedness’

…Happy to enjoy others achievements

…Able to make relationships

…Imaginative and creative

…Curious and inquisitive – is happy to explore and investigate

…Motivated in their own learning and that of others

…Interested and involved in whatever they approach

…Flexible in their own thinking

…Set own agenda for their learning

…Willing to learn from their own mistakes

…Valued by adults

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