Kids at Play Blog

For updates on what’s new,
insights on our philosophy and approach,
and the changing landscape of childcare.

Kids at Play Blog

For updates on what’s new, insights on our philosophy and approach, and the changing landscape of childcare.

Praise the Outdoors

Praise the Outdoors

Kids are my passion. I want to do everything in my power to create a world where each child can be their true and natural self. It isn’t easy. In the world of childcare there are so many rules, regulations, and walls. Walls that keep kids stiff and stagnant. Walls...

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My Why and the Reggio Emilia Approach

My Why and the Reggio Emilia Approach

There is no doubt that the Coronavirus has impacted our community tremendously. Lives have been lost, and our day to day routines have been turned upside down. We are all doing our best to stay healthy and keep our families safe. As a community we are doing what we...

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Loose Parts

Loose Parts

“Giving meaning to loose parts requires us to think about the possibilities of how a child learns and consider the materials and environments she uses.” The art of loose parts is removing objects from the classroom that have a singular purpose. Why give a child an...

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Natural, Messy, Dirty — Play.

Natural, Messy, Dirty — Play.

Before we walk, we dance. Before we talk, we sing. Before we write, we draw. Expression, curiosity, wonder – these are our fundamental building blocks. We are constantly learning and growing as children, before we ever enter a classroom—we are given the tools we need...

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