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

Play On: Thanksgiving Edition

22nd November, 2011 - Posted by - No Comments

Don’t be a turkey — get out and play this holiday weekend! Check out our ideas for holiday family fun. 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

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

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

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 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

Gardening With Children: Opening a Door to Wonder

8th June, 2011 - Posted by - 1 Comment

Hands-down, a garden makes the best classroom a child could ever have. Let’s engages children’s bodies, minds and all of their senses in the garden! Read More

Read & Move #3: A Frog in the Bog

1st June, 2011 - Posted by - 3 Comments

Reading and movement can go together — naturally! Check out these movement activities for preschoolers to go along with the book, A Frog in the Bog. Read More

Play On: 7 Fun Hula Hoop Games

25th May, 2011 - Posted by - 7 Comments

Hula hoops are fun, but may be challenging for young children to use. Try these engaging activities using hula hoops in different ways to develop a feeling of success for your children. Read More

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