Nature Play as an Everyday Joy of Childhood

This is a great article that brings us back to the basics of childhood and what's truly important to children. Having a place to explore (whether a 5-star resort grounds or just the "forest" behind your house) is what matters. Written originally by Kenneth Finch. http://www.communityplaythings.com/~/link.aspx?_id=60FA95357E954019A83195D9A6365ABD&_z=z * * * * * * * * * … Continue reading Nature Play as an Everyday Joy of Childhood

Why Boredom is Good for Your Child

I came across this article and loved it so much I wanted to share it. Originally written by Dr. Laura Markham on AhaParenting.com. Here’s the link to the actual article : http://www.ahaparenting.com/parenting-tools/raise-great-kids/intellegent-creative-child/boredom-busters-good-for-kids?utm_source=July+2014+Newsletter%3A+Physical+Activity++in+the+Curriculum+&utm_campaign=July+2014+Newsletter&utm_medium=email * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * … Continue reading Why Boredom is Good for Your Child