Articles by Dee Fontaine

Development through nature

Growing up on a farm in WA, many of my days were spent out and about in the bush land. Whether I was playing or working, the memories and smell of wildflowers and sitting on branches of tall trees had a significant impact on me. The positive impact it had on my wellbeing as a youngster will

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Never tire of the tyre swing

In the age of ‘plastic fantastic’ and easily disposable items, Pachamama goes against the grain of what parents would normally find in the playgrounds of typical childcare centres where children are wrapped in cotton wool and safely buckled into a small plastic swing on a little stand under a brightly coloured shade sail. Pachamama’s home-away-from-home mantra includes

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