Everyday Play

5 New Ways to Play with Puzzles!

My boys have been super into puzzles lately! In an effort to go off of their lead and follow their interests while still keeping things challenging, I have tried to make use of our puzzles in a variety of ways. With my youngest, who is 22 months, we are really focusing on his language, communication,… Continue reading 5 New Ways to Play with Puzzles!

Creative Play, Everyday Play

DIY Art Journals: The perfect way to honor your child’s creativity!

As a Kindergarten teacher and mom of 3, there are two things I know for certain...first that kids love to create...and second that loose papers everywhere drive me a little bananas!! I know it can be hard to balance the desire to keep every single piece of artwork and also wanting to keep the clutter… Continue reading DIY Art Journals: The perfect way to honor your child’s creativity!

Everyday Play, Winter Play

3 Ways To Play Using One Set of Loose Parts!

When it comes to planning activities and invitations to play, you don't have to re-invent the wheel every single time just to keep your little ones engaged.  In fact, children can actually benefit from repeated exposure or revisiting the same materials in a variety of ways.  Today I wanted to show you how I used… Continue reading 3 Ways To Play Using One Set of Loose Parts!