CREATIVIDAD /CREATIVITY

CREATIVIDAD /CREATIVITY

Lo primero que se hace durante el recorte de presupuesto de las escuela es quitar las clases de musica y arte. Los niños de edad pre-escolar estan jugando cada dia menos. Esto es algo muy desafortunado por que lo mejor que pueden tener los niños…

DOWN TIME WITHOUT SCREEN TIME

DOWN TIME WITHOUT SCREEN TIME

Why do we put our children in front of the television?  Probably because we are exhausted from work, traffic, paying bills, etc. We all deserve some downtime to ourselves, but too much screen time can impair a child’s development. So what do we do? Children…

IMPORTANCE OF PLAY

IMPORTANCE OF PLAY

Play is the most natural promoter of intellectual growth, literacy, creativity, imagination,  and social/emotional development.  If you ever observe a classroom dominated by rote memory, flash cards or adult directed instruction methods, you won’t see the same level of curiosity, motivation, attention span or complexity…

PLAY AT DIFFERENT STAGES

PLAY AT DIFFERENT STAGES

There are many benefits of play that contribute to a child’s healthy development. Jean Piaget said that a child’s ability to play cognitively changes during early childhood. Stage 1: Practice or Functional Play (birth to two). Children play using senses and motor functions. They kick,…