It’s All About Tents and Forts

A camping tent in the basement. A snow fort in the backyard. A bedsheet draped over chairs in the living room. These three (seemingly) unrelated play activities are actually variations of one and the same and I have yet to meet a child who doesn’t enjoy this kind of…

Bath Time with a Soup Ladle

Yes we said ‘Soup Ladle’. Last week we talked about some of the benefits of using music during bath time. This week, we’re going to talk about how you can use objects you probably already have in your kitchen as toys during bath time to work on different aspects…

How was school today?

“Good.” “Fine.” These are probably the most frequent responses parents hear about a child’s school day. As a group, parents are understandably curious and eager to find out exactly what happened during their child’s day, from the moment they were dropped off until the moment they are picked up….

Singing in the bath is for babies too!

Bath time. Let’s face it – Babies are messy! Between poopy diapers and getting food in their hair, nose, and anywhere but their mouth during meal-times it feels like it’s always bath time! So let’s talk about some ways that you can make bath time enjoyable for yourself, fun…

Why Play?

play plā/ verb engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose. “the children were playing outside” Synonyms: amuse oneself, entertain oneself, enjoy oneself, have fun Play allows us to explore, negotiate, create meaning of the world and take risks within a safe environment….