Valentine’s Day Ideas for the Playground

With Valentine’s Day approaching, we believe it’s the perfect time to add a touch of love and creativity to your play spaces. In this article, we will share some exciting Valentine’s Day ideas that will not only engage children but … READ MORE

Fun, Learning & Creativity on Opposite Day

At The Adventurous Child, we believe in creating unique and engaging experiences for children, and what better way to celebrate Opposite Day than in the great outdoors? January 25th is fast approaching, and with it comes an occasion filled with … READ MORE

Fall Activities for Preschoolers

Autumn is a wonderful time of year, filled with crunchy leaves, cool breezes, and harvests of delicious produce. The Adventurous Child believes fall is a perfect season for engaging in outdoor activities that help preschoolers connect with nature and develop … READ MORE

Teaching Gratitude to Children

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, gratitude is a hot topic for American parents and educators. According to polls, 4 out of 5 parents think their children aren’t thankful enough. But gratitude isn’t something that comes naturally — it has … READ MORE

Pandemic Impact on Young Children

A Survival Guide The impact this pandemic has afflicted onto families and their young children is extraordinary. With minimal social interaction and peer support, children are experiencing heightened loneliness and isolation. But don’t fear! This blog series is here to … READ MORE

Learning Outdoors: Words of the Woods

“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.” ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden Henry David Thoreau had a deep connection to nature that permeated his … READ MORE

5 Life Skills Children Learn Through Gardening

Working in the garden creates a unique opportunity to introduce new or emerging life skills. Children are naturally curious about how the world works, and the garden is a perfect place to explore those curiosities. Help children get their hands … READ MORE

How to Learn and Relax with Chalk Art

Fun & Learning with Chalk Art As I sit down to write this blog, we are in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone, including our children, have been cooped up, house bound and are dealing with major cabin fever. … READ MORE

The Patterns of Nature

Mathematics is the science of patterns, and nature exploits just about every pattern that there is. — Ian Stewart   This profound quote illustrates the connection between math and nature. Nature supplies us with wondrous examples of math: the hexagon of … READ MORE

How Families Impact Educational Success

The most important teachers in a child’s life are their families at home. Although children spend a large amount of their time at school, it is not a replacement for the learning, love, encouragement, and reinforcement they receive from family … READ MORE