Benefits of Clay Play
Learn about the many benefits of playing with clay and why kids should linger in the exploration stage.
Outsmart the Wiggles
Why are there ants in the pants of so many elementary age children? Let's look at the root cause.
Toddlers as Investigators
Tune in to children’s interests and extend the play opportunities they love. Responsive teaching inspires lifelong learners.
Alternative Learning Positions:
How to support children's appropriate motor development by moving away from tables and chairs.
Preparing the Early Childhood Learning Environment
With the tremendous development that takes place in the first years of life, the environment where children spend their days must reflect the constantly changing needs of childhood.
Encouraging Risk Taking
The ability for adults to take calculated risks has its roots in early childhood. Yet we are in an era of limiting risk taking by children. Most parents (and caregivers of young children) worry about children, wanting them to stay safe—so…