I love watching videos about the importance of play and how it affects children and adults. Play is so wonderful, and it’s how we learn. Check out my five favorite videos about play here.
On today’s episode, my focus is all about play…
books I love
quotes I love
the social stages of play by Parten
For quite some time now, I’ve been thinking about starting a podcast. I finally did it! The podcast is called the Calm and Connected Podcast, and here’s what you’ll hear about in the first episode…
There is so much research about how play supports learning. But how do you, as a teacher implement that in the classroom? You may feel overwhelmed and not know where to start.
If you’re interested in figuring out how to incorporate more play into school, especially at the early elementary school levels, I highly recommend reading
Inside: A fun arts and crafts activity to do with a social skills group. This is a great way to start a discussion hidden social rules.
Doing arts and crafts with social skills groups is awesome because it's fun but it’s also a playful way to teach. This lesson is all about about picking up on clues. This activity allows kids to write a secret message and reveal it.