Learning in Autumn

Take advantage of the last of the nice fall weather before the cool sets in.  Children will love to go on a nature hike and discover new bugs and plants with magnifying glasses.  Children enjoy using mirrors to see all sides of an object … READ MORE

Learning with Rocks!

I just read an article by David Elkind titled Preschool Academics: Learning What Comes Naturally and it reaffirmed what we here at The Adventurous Child have been saying all along, outdoor play is truly one of the best ways for … READ MORE

Learning on the Playground

“Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.” I love this quote from author Diane Ackerman.  It always reminds me that time outside is valuable for so much more than simply burning off energy.  Preschool playground equipment offers  endless opportunities … READ MORE

How to talk to children about 9/11

9/11 was an event that touched all Americans through a loss of their sense of security.  10 years later,images of the aftermath still stir emotions in the minds and hearts of us all.  When the topic comes up, and it … READ MORE

Labor Day Off

While some children might be excited about having a 3 day weekend, it is important to teach them why they won’t have school the first Monday in September.  Do they know what Labor Day is?  The last day to wear … READ MORE