Play Based Learning Articles (0-2 year olds)

Do Children Learn Through Play? What You Need To Know

Do Children Really Learn Through Play

Research is answering the question of “do children learn through play?” with “yes they do”. However, play based learning and learning through play are not the same thing.  Let me explain. Play Based Learning vs. Learning Through Play I do…
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What Is Guided Play and Why Is It Important?

What Is Guided Play

You came here for an answer to your question “what is guided play?” but you will leave with a lot more than just a simple answer. But to quickly and concisely answer the question, guided play is when parents, caregivers…
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Nature Play Documentary: An Eye Opening Look At Childhood Development

nature play documentary review

The Nature Play Documentary is a must see for parents, educators and those interested in the future of our children. This film takes an in depth look at the differences in educational ideologies between Scandinavian countries and the US. I had the honor to see this film as it’s not…

Building A Strong Vocabulary Starts At Birth!

building a strong vocabulary starts at birth

Babies start learning from the day they are born. And vocabulary development is no exception. This is why building a strong vocabulary starts at birth! Because we know about the importance of a child’s vocabulary, let’s look at some ways to make sure your child is developing her vocabulary starting at birth!

5 Simple Toys Toddlers Must Have!

5 Simple Toys Toddlers must have for language development

Simple toys for toddlers are all around us! Some are regular household items you might not even think of using as a toy, however your toddler may see something in it that you didn’t. Here is a list of “toys” every toddler should have access too!