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

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! Read More

Motorskill ABCs — Building Blocks for Healthy Development

24th August, 2011 - Posted by - 7 Comments

Learn about the three types of fundamental motorskills and why they are so important for a child’s healthy development. Read More

Creating Irresistible Outdoor Play Spaces: Sand

17th August, 2011 - Posted by - 5 Comments

The third part in our Creating Irresistible Outdoor Play Spaces series has us dipping our toes — and everything else — in the sand! Read More

Playopedia — Best Friend for a Preschooler’s Adult

10th August, 2011 - Posted by - 5 Comments

Looking for ideas for creative play-based learning to use at home or in your early childhood program? Look no further than Playopedia, an amazing free resource sure to inspire! Read More

Happy International Mud Day!

29th June, 2011 - Posted by - 2 Comments

Get lots of ideas and inspiration to help you celebrate International Mud Day with the children in your world! Read More

The Friday 5 for June 24th

24th June, 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 June 17th

17th June, 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 June 10th

10th June, 2011 - Posted by - 2 Comments

It’s that time again. 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

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