Looking for information for an essay about Froebel? Or perhaps wondering how to incorporate more storytelling into your setting? Since the beginning of our company, Community Playthings has been in touch with thought leaders and experts in early learning and development. Here is a collection of articles on a wealth of subjects from child development to craft projects suitable for young children.
Better building design for young children
Some of the key considerations in building settings for young children.
Heuristic play is rooted in young children’s natural curiosity. As babies grow they move beyond being content to simply feel and ponder objects, to wanting to find out what can be done with them.
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Get kids moving
Play is the way kids wring out their brains, for resetting and relaxing their focus so their brains are more alert when it is time to go back to the desk. It is play that helps kids build strengths and motor patterns and that helps develop…
Resetting pandemic screen time
How are we weathering pandemic screen time? How will we put it in its proper place when all of this is over? And how is it shaping our roles as parents and professionals in the meantime?
Ideas & How-To
Outlast activity guide
Children learn best through hands-on manipulation of materials and from having meaningful experiences. Here are ideas to help you guide your children into creative play with Outlast blocks.
The Nursery gym in action at Pen Green (DVD)
This DVD highlights the importance of physical activity and positive risk-taking for young children.