Day 12: Yarn Play

Day 12: Yarn Play

One year, when I was still in the classroom, I ran a knitting club during lunch. I was surprised to find that many of the students who signed up were boys.  More than that – a lot of them were children with learning disabilities or with social/ emotional conditions. ...
Day 9: Outdoor Play

Day 9: Outdoor Play

  Being in the great outdoors is one of my favorite things to do with my little guy.  However, there are great limitations for us because he’s not yet walking or standing on his own. When scouring Pinterest boards, it’s hard to escape the many exciting activities...
Day 8: Pretend Play

Day 8: Pretend Play

  Does viewing images of children playing make-believe just blow you away?  If you’re like me, you are probably left speechless at the creativity of children.  They can make things out of a cardboard box and play for hours changing it from a lemonade stand to a...