When children play we often just think they're having fun, but research has shown that the benefits of play extend far beyond that in early childhood.
Need an activity for kids that will keep them busy for hours? This easy homemade playdough recipe has been tested by thousands of moms and kids all across the world. It works! This play dough is quick and easy (it takes less than 10 minutes to make) and it’s non-toxic and cheaper than the store bought stuff!
Why is play important? printable poster
Why is play important for children's development - free printable poster
Color Block Puzzles
Make your own color block puzzles! So fun for preschool and kindergarten color practice and logic play!
Play Based Learning
Play & Learn Everyday: Play Based Learning quote from Albert Einstein, Learning Through Play
Hospital Dramatic Play: Paging Dr. Preschooler!
Another month means another fun dramatic play center for our preschoolers! The area is our kitchen, and we leave it as a plain housekeeping center for a week or 2 each month. During the other weeks, t
Earth Day & Recycling Week
Ideas for planning your Earth Day and Recycle Week Lesson. Arts & Crafts, Activities, Freebies are more! for Childcare Providers, and Early Childhood Home Educators of Preschoolers and Toddlers -featured on Daycare Spaces and Ideas.
Make a River! Easy Imaginative Play in the Sand Pit.
Make a River - imaginative play in the sand pit!
Sensory Play with Funnels, Tubes, and Colored Beans
Sensory Play with Funnels, Tubes, and Colored Beans - Great for fine motor skill development. Preschoolers will love this fun sensory play station!