You’ve Got Mail

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 […]

Let’s Pretend

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 […]

Magic Carpet Ride  photo No one pretends, or has a more vivid imagination than a child! Today, why don’t you take  a trip on a magic carpet?  Any carpet rectangle, rug or even a towel (beach or regular) will do. Pack a bag with the things you will need for your trip.  The items will depend on where […]