The Benefits of Game-Based Learning 

We know firsthand the importance of play in a child’s development. Not only do children learn important skills like problem-solving and critical thinking, but play promotes creativity and imagination. One way to improve outdoor learning is through game-based play. Using … READ MORE

Playing Hide and Seek Is Fun and Educational

Do you ever think back to the times you’d hide in a pointy bush, holding your breath and praying nobody would look your way? Playing hide and seek isn’t just fun — games like it are a vital part of … READ MORE

7 Benefits of Open-Ended Art for Children

Children are naturally curious and creative, so fostering their abilities and imagination can be quite simple. All it takes is allowing them the time and resources to explore different mediums of expression. Did you know that most young children score … READ MORE

6 Science-Focused Outdoor Games for Children

Are you looking for ways to increase your child’s interest in science? One of the best ways to teach children about science is to engage them in fun, interactive activities that allow them to learn through experience. Outdoor games are … READ MORE

Spring Preschooler Activities to Get Them Moving!

If you care for preschool-aged children, you understand the importance of keeping them healthy and happy. This includes helping them engage in physical activities. Spring is a wonderful time of year — the weather starts to get warmer and flowers … READ MORE

Fun Fine Motor Activities for Preschoolers

It’s never too soon to start thinking about your children’s educational development. Fine motor skills — like writing, dressing, and using utensils — play a vital role in everyday activities and are essential for children’s development. Fine motor skills are … READ MORE

Valentine’s Day Outdoor Activities for Children

Outdoor play provides great opportunities for early childhood development! Playing outside allows children to exercise, socialize, and learn to appreciate nature. As we approach Valentine’s Day, you’re probably thinking of festive activities to celebrate this day of love and friendship … READ MORE

Winter Outdoor Activities for Preschoolers

As the weather gets colder, keeping your preschooler engaged and entertained can get challenging. However, don’t let the colder months stop you from planning fun and educational outdoor activities in the winter. While it can be tempting to hunker down … READ MORE

The Benefits of Unstructured Play for Children

In today’s world, allotting time for unstructured play is one of the most important things you can do for them. In fact, children spend more than seven hours glued to a screen but only 4-7 minutes actively engaged in outdoor … 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