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Growing Green: Fun and Easy Earth Day Activities for Families and Teachers

By Mary Katherine Thorn / April 20, 2023 / 0 Comments

Earth Day, April 22nd, is a great opportunity for families and communities to come together to participate in activities that promote environmental awareness and sustainability. As a parent, I believe that it is our responsibility to instill in our children a love and respect for our planet, and encourage children to make choices that benefit […]

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The Power of Imitation

By Mary Katherine Thorn / November 22, 2022 / 0 Comments

The Power of Imitation — Games and Activities for You and Your Child   It was a chilly November weeknight. I was boiling pasta and grating cheese for our family dinner while my newly turned three year old daughter perched on a barstool at the counter and  watched me. Her big eyes followed the motions […]

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5 Preschool Activities to do in October

By Mariah Roe / October 5, 2022 / 0 Comments

Autumn may have already begun, but now we get to experience its height as we transition from the rich greenery of summer to the grey of winter. The leaves change color, the sky stays darker, even the stars switch shifts in the night sky as we turn through another leg of the natural cycle. It’s […]

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The Importance of Play in the Classroom

By Mariah Roe / September 21, 2022 / 0 Comments

“Play is the work of the child” – Dr. Maria Montessori Educational Environment It is a common misconception that a child at play is a child engaging in frivolous activities. However, the Montessori philosophy teaches us that there is no such thing as unimportant playtime. To a child, there is no distinction between play and […]

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