Happy Field Day!

Schemas in Play

Have you ever wondered why your young child couldn’t get enough of hanging upside down or why as toddlers they continually dropped their favorite toys from their high chair? As frustrating as it might be at the time, your little one is actually supplementing their urge to learn new information (AKA schemas in play). If you’d like to learn more about schemas in our children’s play, check out this fabulous article that discusses the variously types of schemas and how we can facilitate this natural love of exploration!

http://www.nature-play.co.uk/blog/schemas-in-childrens-play

Free Play

If you’re looking for some light reading, here is a great article about the importance of free play!

Enjoy!

The importance of free play this summer