What Is Play?


Child Led Play, Development

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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April 29, 2018

Week of the Young Child 2018


Child Led Play

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 […]

April 21, 2018

Child-Led Play: Flower Play


Activites, Child Led Play

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 […]

April 7, 2018

Week of the Young Child Activities


Activites

Week of the Young Child is one of my favorite weeks. It is a week where you can spend extra time appreciating the little bit of learning that happen in every day life. For 2018, NAEYC Week of the Young Child is April 16-20. NAEYC is The National Association for the Education of Young Children, […]

February 17, 2018