DIY Rainbow Rice Sensory Box

Activites, Child Led Play, Children Abilities, Invitations, Motor Skills

Coloring Rice was surprisingly easy and not very time consuming! It was something I’ve been putting off because I didn’t want to mess it up. So I did some research. I found some great examples which I will list below. I took a mix of what these experienced pasta-coloring experts recommend with what I had […]

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Why is Outside Play Important?

Children Abilities, Motor Skills, Outside Play

Outside Play is one of my favorite part of our day. If you’re like me, outside play is ultimately free choice for kids. Children can run around, dig, swing, and even scream at the top of their lungs. We are lucky that we have a large outside space to aid in creativity and imagination.   […]

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Exploring Building Concepts

Activites, Child Led Play, Motor Skills, Toys

Playing is the best way to learn how the world works. Most toddlers and preschoolers aren’t ready to read (shocking, I know). They learn best through play and meaningful experiences. Which is where parents and teachers come in. That’s our job. We get to provide them with the experiences and play that teaches them about […]

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Child-Led Play

Activites, Child Led Play, Children Abilities

There are many ways for children to learn through play. My favorite way to see them learning through play is child-led play. Child-led play is just as is sounds: play that is child-led. That doesn’t mean that children run the show, but they do have an equal say in everything that goes on. Child-led play […]

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