Beyond the Book

Children learn as they participate in meaningful experiences with both adults and children.  Reading with your child can spark a variety of playful opportunities. It’s very common for adults to ask children to tell them about what they’ve read. While asking questions is a valuable way to enhance comprehension skills; retelling stories is a method […]

Material Exploration

Through their unique way of viewing the world, children can see potential in materials that may go unseen by adults. When given the time and space to explore a variety of materials children not only nurture their imagination but they cultivate their ability to express emotions and relate to those around them. This connection to […]

Seize the Play

The title for this blog, Seize the Play, is inspired by the well-known saying Carpe diem: seize the day. Seizing the day is known as making the most of each day. Therefore, seizing the play can be thought of as making the most out of play. Young children instinctively seize the play. They naturally seek […]