What Is Play?

Child Led Play, Children Abilities

Play. If you have been reading my blog for a while you’ll know that I cherish play in early childhood. If you are new, hi! I love to encourage play in early childhood! I think it is a great way for children to improve social skills, motor skills, and creativity. Play looks different at all […]

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Week of the Young Child 2018

Child Led Play, Children Abilities

I’ve celebrated the Week of the Young Child for the past 6 years. Even though I don’t follow the daily themes, I do try to celebrate and appreciate children and their accomplishments more than I normally do. You can read my post about Week of the Young Child here. For Week of the Young Child […]

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Child-Led Play: Flower Play

Activites, Child Led Play, Invitations, Motor Skills

I meant to write this post in March, but that didn’t happen. I love how colorful the pictures were, so this post might be more pictures than words, but I think pictures tell the story better. 🙂 We had our flower play about a week after Valentine’s Day. I compiled all of the dying roses […]

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Benefits of Sensory Play

Activites, Child Led Play, Children Abilities

If you follow my Instagram account or like us on Facebook (I post most Instagram pictures there), you would see that I LOVE sensory play! I think it is so important for children to get their hands dirty while they are playing and research shows there are so many benefits of sensory play with children. […]

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DIY Place Mats


Class Set Up, Design, Management

Picture yourself sitting at a table with children. How many times do you push their cup up or tell them to push their cup up because it is too close to the edge? We can’t have cups falling off the table! What would you say if I told you I have an easy fix! Place […]

May 19, 2018

A Bit of a Change


About Me

I have been struggling what to write this week. I like to write about events, thoughts, or subjects that have been helpful or on my mind recently. Not that anything awesome hasn’t been going on with my kiddos- they do amazing things every day. But I haven’t been wanting to write about just them. I […]

May 12, 2018

10 Teacher Books to Have


Design, Management

Even though I haven’t been teaching long enough to have an abundance of education books I love to share, I still have some that are my go-to books when I need a bit of inspiration! Here are my top 10 Teacher Books, not in any specific order or sequence. *This post contains affiliate links. You […]

May 5, 2018

What Is Play?


Child Led Play, Children Abilities

Play. If you have been reading my blog for a while you’ll know that I cherish play in early childhood. If you are new, hi! I love to encourage play in early childhood! I think it is a great way for children to improve social skills, motor skills, and creativity. Play looks different at all […]

April 29, 2018