10 Surprising Benefits of Playing Card Games with Kids

There are so many reasons to play card games with kids – even kids as young as 3 can join in simple card games with others! In this post, we’ll be exploring the magic of play-based learning through simple card games and discussing ten benefits of playing card games with kids. So, let’s shuffle the […]

Why do we teach themes like Valentines Day in Early Childhood?

Valentines Day is just an excuse for card shops and florists to make money…right? Hmm…maybe not. Whether you’re a fan of Valentines Day or not, you’ll start seeing it everywhere around mid-January, and it’s a common Early Childhood theme, even though kids are a little bit young for romantic love! (If you would like to […]

My Family Matters! All About Me – part 4

Who is part of your family? We need to teach kids that their family is unique and special, no matter what they look like. Our society includes such a wide range of family compositions. Kids may have a mum, a dad, two mums or dads, step-parents, grandparents in the role of parents, foster parents… There’s […]

All About Me! Teaching kids about diversity and community – part 3

This is part 3 in my All About Me! series. If you missed the first two parts, you can start here. Some people look different to me Once we teach kids to think about themselves as individuals, then we can move out one more layer… we can talk about the things that are different between […]