Bringing nature inside does not and hopefully is not a daunting task. Children are naturally curious about nature and how things work.
6 Types of Risky Play and Why We Need It
Risky play is not reckless. I realize the dangers that could happen during risky play. Risky play is beneficial for children’s development and play that they do naturally.
Teaching Kindness Every Day
Our kindness matters. Children’s kindness matters. Let’s raise a generation (or more) of kindhearted people.
5 Ways to Set Children Up For Success
To me, success in early childhood promotes development, independence, and problem solving skills. With these three goals in mind I have come up with 5 generalized ideas that help set children up for success.
Why I Became A Teacher
Why do you want to be a teacher? That was my most dreaded question during school. Professors wanted a genuine answer, but I never knew how to put it into words. My main answer was being a person children can rely on, to help make the world a better place. But that was also what…
Why is Outside Play Important?
Outside Play is one of my favorite part of our day. If you’re like me, outside play is ultimately free choice for kids. Children can run around, dig, swing, and even scream at the top of their lungs. We are lucky that we have a large outside space to aid in creativity and imagination. Benefits…