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

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

Get Your Knowledge On: Free Online Learning with HSBS

16th March, 2011 - Posted by - No Comments

It’s not always possible to attend a training in person. Learn how you can tap into free online learning for early childhood educators and parents/caregivers. Read More

In Praise of Nature Play

2nd February, 2011 - Posted by - 7 Comments

Why is nature play so important in the preschool years? Read More

Play On: Beach Balls and Scarves — Oh My!

13th October, 2010 - Posted by - 6 Comments

You may never look at a scarf the same way again! Six fun ideas for using simple play props. Read More

The Friday 5 for October 8th

8th October, 2010 - Posted by - 1 Comment

Check out this week’s Friday 5! Five great play-related stories from around the web to help parents and educators stay informed. Read More

10 Tips for Enhancing Your Outdoor Play Space

15th September, 2010 - Posted by - 4 Comments

Learn how you can improve an existing play space or design a quality, inviting space from the ground up! Read More

The Play Movement — Jump in With Both Feet!

8th September, 2010 - Posted by - 3 Comments

“The consequences of play deprivation are profound — a growing crisis that threatens children’s health, fitness, and development. As free, outdoor play declines, fitness levels decline, waistlines expand, and a host of health problems follow, including obesity, heart disease, rickets, and a spiraling upturn in emotional and social disorders. The solutions are complex and require » Read More

7 Tips for Creating Quality Experiences for Young Children

1st September, 2010 - Posted by - 2 Comments

Here are seven tips to keep in mind to help you program for success this (pre)school year. Read More

The Friday 5 for August 6th

6th August, 2010 - Posted by - 1 Comment

Check out this week’s Friday 5! Five great play-related stories from around the web to help parents and educators stay informed. Read More

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