The monthly Pre-School Play Day is tomorrow at the NPLP.Â This monthly event has the regular admission costs but features special activities for your little ones.Â Tomorrow Santa and Mrs. Clause will be making a visit.
Here are two excellent blogs about Nature.Â I am a huge fan of Richard Louv‘s Nature mouvement.Â He is a crusader for healthier children and communities through natural play.Â His work is a catalyst for me to get outside with my kids.
As play becomes the hot button topic in our early learning conversations, I still find myself struggling to explain how play fits into a school day.Â Old thought patterns about play persist: it’s a filler activity or we’ll play when the work is done.Â The toughest one is the connection between play and learning.Â This article from the National Association for the Education of Young Children gets the conversation started about how play is not as simple as we might have thought.
I don’t know if you’re like me, but as soon as the holiday rolls around and our routines stop, we usually huddle up at home.Â We often don’t use the time to get active all together.Â And then afterward,
Even if you couldn’t participate in the Stuffie Sleepover, the “video” coverage of the wild night is extremely engaging for adults and children alike.Â Despite Scaredy Squirrel and SPECTRAsaurus’ efforts to ensure safety, the stuffies got up to a lot of mischief.Â Have a look .