May 4

Play Is The Way

Tainui School uses PLAY IS THE WAY® to teach social and emotional skills using guided play, classroom activities and an empowering language. It is a process that gives us all a way to develop, improve and embed the personal and social capabilities of our tamariki.

Key concepts explored during Play Is The Way guide children through life and learning. They are based on a philosophy of behaviour education rather than management, and self-regulation that fosters independent, self-motivated, empathetic and life-long learners.

The basis of Play Is The Way lies within these five life rafts:

You can find out more by visiting the For Parents section of the Play Is The Way website