Play Based Learning Articles (0-2 year olds)

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!

The Best Homemade Playdough Recipe Ever!

The Best homemade playdough recipe

There are definitely many do-it-yourself playdough recipes out there.   I have tried both the cook and the no cooking required versions.  After much experimenting, I have found that this is the best homemade playdough recipe!  And the playdough lasts for…
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