Last week we discussed the value and benefits of dramatic play in a child’s life. I would like to share a spontaneous dramatic play adventure that I experienced recently with my grandson. This scenario is shared with you to illustrate just how easy, fast and wonderful dramatic play can be. We arrived home and entered […]
Pretending, imaginative or role playing is a vital component of children’s play. I remember when my children were young, my husband traveled extensively. The boys spent hours setting up “airports” with cardboard conveyor belts to push their suitcases on and chairs set up for seats in an airplane. They issued tickets with old boarding passes and labeled luggage […]
Movement caught my eye. A flash of color burst open and then floated away. Butterflies had arrived! Such incredible colors. Such amazingly graceful movement. Such a wonder to behold. Photo property of Hidden Splendor Publishing © As butterflies float on summer breezes it is a great time to incorporate butterfly […]
Glove Finger Puppets
A Cardboard Box… let the magic begin!
A new appliance has joined the family and you are getting ready to throw out the packing material. After all… It’s just a cardboard box… STOP! Don’t throw it away. Create, pretend and play first! If you aren’t in the market for a new appliance, do not fear. Contact any store that sells appliances and […]