I'm a mum and teacher. I am married to my best friend in the whole world, Vince and we made two incredible boys who bring us so much joy each day.
I believe in the learning benefits of play but more importantly, I believe in connection with your children. My hope for this site is that through the knowledge of a teacher and the heart of a mama, it helps families to create a positive and joyful learning experience for their kids that is gentle, nurturing and playful.
The resources on this site are simple and excellent for developing a range of skills in your child. Fine motor development, critical and creative thinking, problem solving and language among many others.
Why does it need to be play OR learn? It doesn’t! Why do so many parents and teachers think that play is bonus, or extra, after they’ve learned? Children play and learn at the same time.
The benefits of sensory play are HUGE and I mean HUGE! There are so many articles out there, both researched and anecdotal, that will give you a multitude of reasons for engaging in sensory play.
I have had this topic on my heart for a while and I have finally found the words to share it.
We know that plenty of kids out there love creating art because it’s fun, but what is it actually doing for their brains? Here are a few fantastic benefits!