A post office is a fun theme that can be used to enrich other themes such as a holiday, or after a Birthday when your child is writing thank you cards. Post office play also can easily branch into subjects like Math, Geography and Environmental Studies.   Here is a list of props that you […]

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Anytime learning can be rooted in the world around them children thrive.  This is true for mathematics-based explorations, just as it is for science and history.  Right now snow, lots and lots of snow, surrounds my children.   There are many activities that can be done with snowflakes that enhance children’s mathematical understandings. First, if […]

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Each classroom has a rhythm. For my fourth grade class, the stretch from winter until spring break develops a rhythm that can only be described as challenged. I have tried to figure out the reason, but it is proving difficult to locate the culprit. Some fourth grade teachers who have been doing this teaching thing […]

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We thought it would be fun to share a list of our favorite books for all of the animal lovers out there… 1. Animalium by Jenny Broom. If I was giving out awards, this book would receive my Best Book of 2014 award!  It’s Magical, whimsical and ever so engaging for everyone. It is the most […]

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We love Valentine’s Day here at Playful Learning. It serves as a welcome reminder that it’s the little things that make a world of difference! As a small token of our appreciation, we are offering 20% OFF all of our workshops and lessons. They’re a fun way to learn new things and spend quality time […]

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