Outcome: Children are confident and involved Learners 
 • Children develop dispositions for learning such as curiosity, cooperation,  confidence, creativity,  commitment, enthusiasm, persistence, imagination,  reflexivity.
 Curiosity, confidence, creativity, enthusiasm, persistence
 • Children develop a range of skills and processes such as problem solving,  inquiry, experimenting,  researching.
 Experimenting – marbling, patterns, shapes, colours, textures
 If they did more – they could begin to problem solve different colours,  patterns, shapes, textures

 • Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another
 • Children resource their own learning through connecting with people, place,  technologies and materials.
 Experimenting with new materials and learning how the papermaking  equipment works


Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF)

Benefits of Papermaking/Marbling






​​​Outcome: Children have a Strong Sense of Wellbeing 
 • Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing
 Taking in turns
 They become more aware of their bodies as they complete each  part of  the sequence
 • Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical  wellbeing

 Learning different pressure is needed at different stages
 Fine motor control – rolling
 Need for patience while marbling, making pulp, sieving etc.




Outcome: Children have a Strong Sense of Identity  
 • Children feel safe, secure and supported                                             Trusted adults assist them
 Name – printed example of their name meanings
 Children are supported as they are able with sensory processing  issues – maybe wanted to touch the pulp but  not the water,                              so pulled off the template
 • Children develop their emerging autonomy, interdependence, resilience    and sense of urgency
 Risk taking, trying new things
 • Children develop knowledgeable and confident self-identities
 • Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and  respect  Learning control and patience while they wait for their turn



​​Outcome: Children are Effective Communicators 
• Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes.
 Children communicating with each other and adults – learning new  vocabulary,  listening to instructions, learning concepts – over, under,  on,  up, down
 • Children engage  with a range of texts and gain meaning from texts
 • Children express ideas and make meaning using a range of media
 • Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work                 Sequencing of the process
 Paper is used for writing and drawing

 • Children use information and communication technologies to access  information,  investigate ideas and represent their ?


​​​Outcome: Children are connected with and contribute to their world 
 • Children develop a sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of the  reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation
 • Children become socially responsible and show respect for the environment   Recycling paper - sustainability
• Children respond to diversity with respect
• Children become aware of fairness



​​The written material content from the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) was kindly offered and donated by an experienced teacher working for a kindergarten that the Travelling Papermaker conducted a papermaking and marbling workshop at with over 40 children in attendance.