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Aquarium Visit Reboot

The last time we visited the National Aquarium, my son (3yrs old) treated it like a race he had to complete. I don’t know if it was the fact there was a “path” to follow, the crowds or what but … Continue reading

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Snow Day Bingo

My 3.5 year old loves to watch TV. I don’t blame him, I like it too. But it can make things tricky when we are stuck inside.  “Can I watch TV? No? WHEN can I watch TV?” Put that on … Continue reading

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Product vs. Process Centered Art

“Process vs. Product” centered art is a pretty trendy buzzword in early childhood education circles. But, what does it mean? Why does it matter? After all, aren’t all art/craft projects a process? In a nutshell, “Product” centered art is when … Continue reading

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If You Give a Kid a Box….

If you give a kid a box….   They will: * Use it as a table to collect every red thing they can find * Have a platform the perfect height for playing cars and animals * Create a light-weight … Continue reading

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Homemade Lightbox

When I was teaching, the light box was one of the kid’s favorite tools. It was, essentially, a flat white surface with a lightbulb under it that glowed through. When you put objects on top you could manipulate and mix … Continue reading

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