February is an ideal month to start a new trend in your home or classroom… Secret kindness pals create excitement and add warmth through kindness to the classroom.   Begin with Literature To begin our exploration of  kindness, I start by reading aloud. I have found that literature provides the perfect introduction and helps weave […]

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Join the Playful Learning team for some inspiring teacher talk… We are thrilled to officially announce our Art of Teaching workshop! This will be the first workshop that Playful Learning has created with the specific needs of teachers in mind. Our goal is to bring together like-minded educators from around the world to learn, explore, […]

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It’s mid-February and there is something in the air, something floating like tiny wisps through the heart shaped ether. That’s right, it’s snow. Well it is where we live anyway. Snow, snow and a bit more snow. So it’s appropriate that this month, the month in which love is celebrated in all it’s shocking pink, […]

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We all want our children to make healthy choices when it comes to taking care of themselves. I have always found that when they understand the reasons behind the choices we want them to make, they are more enthusiastic and empowered to do the right thing. It is for this reason that I was excited […]

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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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