Risky play is not reckless. I realize the dangers that could happen during risky play. Risky play is beneficial for children’s development and play that they do naturally.
Today is the day I meet a new set of kiddos, I meet you. The day that I am able to start impacting, teaching, and growing with you. My future students.
Our kindness matters. Children’s kindness matters. Let’s raise a generation (or more) of kindhearted people.
To me, success in early childhood promotes development, independence, and problem solving skills. With these three goals in mind I have come up with 5 generalized ideas that help set children up for success.
This post is a bit different. I wanted to post some inspirational classroom designs. If I had an unlimited budget and resources, these are the rooms I would aspire to create. I have laid them out by “center” but in my ideal classroom one center would easily flow into the next. Materials can and should […]
We’ve all done it. We see a child push someone else and tell them to say “sorry”. Once they say sorry we tell them to go play or in some cases, put them in time out. What if I told you we are teaching children that “sorry” is a get out jail free card? Time […]