Promoting Play in Early Childhood

Play accelerates children’s brain development and promotes learning in all domains. You can play an important role in promoting the benefits of children’s play by selecting appropriate play materials, providing an exciting learning environment, and being responsive to children’s interests.

Block Play in Child Care: Spatial Reasoning Skills for Young Children

Educators have long recognized that the block center is one of the most important learning centers in an early childhood setting. Among the many types of blocks to choose from, unit blocks are the most essential.

Reducing Children’s Stress in Child Care

Being a child can be stressful. Learning new things, building interpersonal relationships, and navigating different home, school, and care environments are exhausting experiences for many children. These experiences have been even more tiresome during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has placed many children in volatile, unpredictable situations. However, unlike adults, children rarely have a space toContinue reading “Reducing Children’s Stress in Child Care”