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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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. […]

Continue Reading

Exploring Building Concepts: Lincoln Logs

Activites, Child Led Play, Invitations, Motor Skills, Social Skills

Back in January I wrote about exploring building concepts with Picasso Tiles and I am finally ready to add a squeal. This time we have been exploring building concepts with Lincoln Logs! The past few months we didn’t just focus on Lincoln Logs, we still explored and played with Picasso Tiles, Pattern Blocks, Legos, Bristle Blocks, […]

Continue Reading