The Friday 5 for September 30th

30th September, 2011 - Posted by - No Comments

It’s that time again — time to get your play on! Check out this week’s Friday 5 — five great play and early childhood-related stories from around the web to help parents and educators stay informed. Share and Enjoy Read More

ADHD? Take ‘em Outside!

21st September, 2011 - Posted by - 1 Comment

Have a child with ADHD? Learn how outdoor play in green spaces can help reduce symptoms, naturally. Share and Enjoy Read More

Learning Through Outdoor Play

14th September, 2011 - Posted by - 6 Comments

More than any worksheet or glittery art project that will ever hang on a refrigerator, the experiences of outdoor play and exploring nature will impact children in so many ways, and across every developmental domain. Share and Enjoy Read More

Media and Obesity: 10 Ways to Raise Healthy, Active Kids

7th September, 2011 - Posted by - 5 Comments

There’s no doubt that today’s media-heavy diet is contributing to the childhood obesity epidemic in our country and beyond. Check out these great tips to help reverse this alarming trend. Share and Enjoy Read More

Back to School Reminder: Dirt is Good!

1st September, 2011 - Posted by - 9 Comments

As the kids go back to school, us grownups need to remember the importance of play and time in nature. Read on for more good, dirty inspiration! Share and Enjoy Read More