As the girls get older I am making a slight shift in my outlook on creating spaces for them… With younger children I recommend a more curated collection of materials that can be rotated in and out according to their interests. Yet, as I set up this new space (more will be revealed in the […]

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Drawing is a language of expression. It is a way for children to make their individual creativity visible. Children can represent ideas with drawing. They can write stories, preserve memories and convey any anxieties they may be experiencing. Through drawing, children can transform a thought into an image. The Daily Draw is a way of […]

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Now open for registration! Join us for a pre-holiday session of our most popular workshop, Playful Learning Spaces! It’s the perfect time to rethink our spaces in preparation for making thoughtful gift choices for the playful learners in our lives… I can’t wait to “see” you there! To register, click here.   What will we […]

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Can letter-sound correspondence be learned from imaginative play? Yes! Here’s how. Most young children learn the alphabet and corresponding letter sounds through repetition and memorization. These children also have incredibly creative minds, which are primed for playful and magical thinking. One Waldorf literacy activity taps into the imaginative while teaching letters and sounds – the […]

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We made something… and we hope you like it! Here at Playful Learning, we’ve been growing, exploring, questioning, and digging deeper to discover ways we can benefit more families and schools around the world. Our solution? Bringing education to life with Playful Learning Labs! Behind the scenes our team of educational experts have been designing […]

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