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#LearningThroughPlay Spring & Summer Unplugged Fun!

#LearningThroughPlay Spring & Summer Unplugged Fun!

Posted by Andrea Elliott on Mar 23rd 2021

Maria Montessori, founder of the Montessori Method of education coined the phrase "Play is the work of the child." She noticed that children’s “work” has all the key characteristics of play. For … read more
Sand & Dirt Provide Endless Open-Ended Play Opportunities

Sand & Dirt Provide Endless Open-Ended Play Opportunities

Posted by Andrea Elliott on May 13th 2020

Open-ended play means the child determines the direction and path their own play. This freedom allows for them to explore and build important developmental concepts. It's no surprise that ch … read more
All I Really Need to Know in Life I Learned Through Play

All I Really Need to Know in Life I Learned Through Play

Posted by Andrea Elliott on Nov 29th 2019

Through play, children build a foundation of skills, traits and abilities that will help them to successfully function in society. We put together a list of important life lessons learned through play … read more
​3 Ways to Encourage Screen-Free Play Indoors

​3 Ways to Encourage Screen-Free Play Indoors

Posted by Kelsey Demers from The Tabletop Family on Nov 13th 2018

As the weather begins to get colder and we spend more time inside, you may be looking for ways to keep your children engaged, cabin-fever free, and off of screens. Sometimes it can feel easier said th … read more
5 Fun Screen-Free Activities to Do This Fall

5 Fun Screen-Free Activities to Do This Fall

Posted by Andrea Elliott on Sep 19th 2018

It's finally fall! Fall is such a wonderful time to get outdoors because the temperatures are usually pretty mild, neither too hot or too cold and the colors, sounds and smells of nature are absolutel … read more