7 Ideas for Outdoor Winter Play

15th December, 2011 - Posted by - 4 Comments

Fight off cabin fever this winter with the active outdoor play ideas. Remember: No bad weather, just bad clothing! Read More

Resource Review: The Green Desk

7th December, 2011 - Posted by - No Comments

Looking to update your outdoor play space or improve nature play opportunities? We’ve got a great free resource for you! Read More

8 Fun Ways to Use a Hula Hoop with Preschoolers

9th November, 2011 - Posted by - 6 Comments

Here are eight fun ideas to do with young children using hula hoops. Inexpensive and simple, the hula hoop is one of the greatest ideas to happen to childhood! Read More

Resource Round Up: Naturalizing Your Play Space

19th October, 2011 - Posted by - 1 Comment

Ready to rethink your preschool play space? Why not add some natural features to promote rich play and learning! You’ll find lots of resources to do just that in today’s post. Read More

The Friday 5 for October 14th

14th October, 2011 - Posted by - 1 Comment

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. Read More

Design Star: Dry Creek Beds in a Preschool Playscape

12th October, 2011 - Posted by - 2 Comments

Check out how early childhood programs across the globe are adding a bit of nature to their playscapes! These dry creek beds are enough to inspire the children in all of us. Read More

The Friday 5 for October 7th

7th October, 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. Read More

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. Read More

Learning Through Outdoor Play

14th September, 2011 - Posted by - 5 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. 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. Read More

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