Pretend playing is good for your child's imagination, and develops vital social, language, thinking and emotional skills. For more kid related ideas, go to: http://blog.brightstarkids.com.au #pretendplay #imaginaryplay #playideas
The Importance of Play in Early Childhood
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.
Why do we care about play? Did you know that more than just about any other activity, play is what promotes the healthy development of your child! The most important thing to remember about play is that it should be pleasurable. That means that if your child is having fun, then you are doing it right! Play
Color Block Puzzles
Make your own color block puzzles! So fun for preschool and kindergarten color practice and logic play!
Why is play important? printable poster
Why is play important for children's development - free printable poster
Building with Sticks and Playdough
Building with sticks and playdough - easy to prepare engineering project for kids!
Play Based Learning
Play & Learn Everyday: Play Based Learning quote from Albert Einstein, Learning Through Play
D.I.Y. Moon Sand (or Cloud Dough)
Students with special learning needs often have various sensory issues. This moon sand is a great way to help your students get that input they need without all the mess. You could even make it as part of your science lesson! Get all the directions at: http://lessonslearntjournal.com/d-i-y-moon-sand-or-cloud-dough/
Let Kids Be Kids: Using Adventure and Nature to Bring Back Children’s Play