One of my favorite memories playing as a child was with a drawer filled with silk scarves that my mom had. I loved the colors, the patterns, how they felt in my hands, the almost weightless quality.
It’s SUMMER. I’m really looking forward to all the fun my kids and I will have this season. I rounded up the ABCs of Summer … for a ton of fun from A to Z! A –
This month the Virtual Book Club for Kids is featuring books by Paul Galdone. He is known for creatively illustrating many classic children’s tales and rhymes such as The Three Bill Goats Gruff, The Three Little Pigs,
Back a couple years ago the kids and I did some super fun candy experiments. I had seen them on a website and we just had to try them out! Apparently a lot of other people wanted
This month for the Virtual Book Club for Kids we are featuring Laura Numeroff, author behind the series “If you give a …” series, plus many more fun titles. Our family’s favorite book by her is “If
As I was reviewing the required text, Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship (3rd Ed)“, by Garry Landreth, for the Psychotherapy with Children course I am teaching this trimester, I was reminded of the basic differences between
If you enjoyed these photos, PLEASE check out my video with more photos and quotes on the Importance and Power of Play! And here are some wonderful resources on the Importance and Power of Play … podcast
This image summarizes 2 pages of Chazan’s book on play therapy where she outlines the principles of play. I wanted to share it with you because it encompasses many reasons why play is SO important for children.
Play therapy? Many people ask how can “just” playing help? What makes PLAY therapeutic? Well, over the next few days I will post on different dimensions of what exactly play is, why it’s important, and how it
It all started with a shoe … this shoe … and Suzanne Axelsson (from Interaction Imagination) had an idea of INTERNATIONAL proportion. The idea was that children of all ages from all over the world join together
The International Fairy Tea Party is tomorrow! So I’ve been busy rounding up lots of different fairy related posts. This post highlights 14 fun ideas for Fairy Sensory Play … 1. Fairy Soup from Happy Hooligans 2. Pretend Fairy Cookies from
The International Fairy Tea Party is tomorrow So I’ve been busy rounding up lots of different fairy related posts. This post highlights links to over 20 ways to make your own fabulous fairy … 1. Make a