Minds in the Making

With our youngest citizens making is often mistaken for just playing, when in fact it’s an empowering and relevant learning process that positively impacts their lives. Dale Dougherty, publisher and editor of Make: Magazine states that “It doesn’t matter what you make, it’s the process of making that’s important.” When making is approached as a […]

On Repeat

Does it ever feel like your child is stuck “on repeat”? He keeps doing the same activity over and over, whether it’s building a puzzle, singing a song, or drawing a tree. As an adult, you start getting bored and wonder: How is he still so excited and interested? It seems monotonous to an adult, […]

Supporting Creative Expression

Imagination is a powerful childhood tool. Freedom of creative expression encourages children to take risks and explore the endless possibilities of their imagination. Here are some ways to support children’s creative expression: Art Rich Environment – Creating spaces for art, music, dance, and dramatic play are important to children’s social and emotional development. Having an […]