Question: How do you keep 60 children aged 2.5-5-years-old entertained for 40-50 hours a week, with only one closet full of toys? Answer: Toy rotation.
Getting our children to play together nicely is a major struggle for most families.
I’m the middle of 5 kids.
The power of music for children played a pivotal role in my career as a preschool teacher. I had a moment with a child that helped me know that the best curriculum is one that is child-led.
We all want our children to grow up to be well-adjusted people with meaningful friendships and relationships, right? To share, compromise and play cooperatively? Well, they don’t come out of the womb with those ski
We that spend a lot of time with children have to help them deal with frustration. Probably frequently.
I knew a child once, let’s call her Lucy.
This is the second half of a massive post. Find the first half of the many activities for your one-year-old here.
I sat down to compile a few activities for my one-year-old and it kind of took on a life of its own.
Do you ever sit down to work on a small project, either for work or for fun, and quickly realize that it is not a small project at all? That’s what happened to me when I sat down to round-up some activities for my
The mom guilt thing is no joke, you guys! Pair it with all the judgments we receive from other moms, and we can become emotional self-hating messes.
For better or for worse, messy play and getting dirty is a part of childhood. Activities like digging in the mud, painting, or playing with sensorial materials.
I’m a big reader. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve loved escaping into children’s books and then novels. Tolkien, Steinbeck, Vonnegut, those guys were there for me.