HSBS’ 12 Days of Christmas

21st December, 2011 - Posted by - 3 Comments

Season’s Greetings from the staff at Head Start Body Start! Check out our playful tribute to an old favorite… 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

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

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

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 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

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. 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

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

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

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