Almost all creativity involves purposeful play – get kids active!

Learning how to learn through play is a very individual experience that supports the development of future learning behaviours. When a child is given the time, space, and materials to explore s/he learns how to focus, be intentional, meet self-selected goals, pursue deeper understanding and so so much more. Sounds good? Well, read on! And by playing, kids get active and healthy! Did you know...

Why children stop, the importance of and how to encourage more play

Did you know children laugh on average 400 times a day whilst adults 25 times? Why do we stop laughing? And why do we stop playing? According to babble.com it's The End of play. The New York Times ran a rather alarming article focusing on the lost culture of childhood. Nursery rhymes and traditional outdoor play has been replaced by TV, video games and the internet, with children age 8 to 18...