Tag: Toys

Tag: Toys

Preparing for Change? When Less Can Offer More Growth

Preparing for change takes thoughtful intention and planning. In his book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle describes a caterpillar preparing for their significant change ahead: “On Saturday, he ate through one piece of chocolate cake, one ice-cream cone, one pickle, … and one slice of watermelon.” And, no surprise here, “That night he had

Need Order and Boundaries In The Toddler Play Space?

“Order is one of the needs of life which, when it is satisfied, produces a real happiness.” ~ Maria Montessori* A beautifully prepared toddler play space should contain thoughtfully selected toys and materials intended to meet the child’s developmental needs and abilities. Attractive and edited toy shelves and baskets along with open floor spaces can