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The Role of Play in the Development of Communication Skills

The Role of Play in the Development of Communication Skills

In a previous post, we explored how play can help children develop skills necessary for logical and mathematical thought. Play is also immensely beneficial when it comes to developing communication skills. Both oral and written communication are essential life skills...
What Is A Forest School?

What Is A Forest School?

With technology usage increasing in everyday life and in schools, children may be experiencing a disconnect and lack of understanding when it comes to nature. While the idea of a forest school has existing in Europe for decades, it has a small but growing presence in...
How to Teach Math Through Play

How to Teach Math Through Play

Mathematical concepts are often difficult for young children to understand in the way that older children and adults can. While children are still young, the only things that hold their attention are creative pursuits and play. When children are engaged in play and a...
How to Construct a Play-Based Lesson Plan

How to Construct a Play-Based Lesson Plan

Far too few schools and even fewer teachers properly recognize the educational value of play. Every experience has a dramatic effect on a child’s knowledge and future development as students and productive members of society. When a child is allowed to play shapes...