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The Future of Education is Play | childsplaymusic.c.... "Play-based learning is under serious threat: we are living in a time where most teachers are worried about teaching to the test and hitting standards. That is a tragedy; when play goes, learning goes. We have over 100 years of solid research that shows that the natural way for young children to learn is through play." #Play #Education #Kindergarten #Preschool #Teaching #Teachers
"Music play is play!" "I firmly believe that the best way for young children to learn music is through free, hands-on self-directed play. Formal music lessons can be wonderful for older children but for young children nothing beats exploration and free play." Explores the nature of play, how it relates to children learning music and gives ideas for creating a music play-friendly environment.
Christmas Gift for Parents; Glue in Small Photo of Student--I made these last year but they were bigger and had the first grader's hand print under their picture. So cute!
Apple Play Dough Invitation to Play - use this as a starting point for me to make other centers like this
Invitation to Play & Learn with Numbers. Fabulous for enticing skill practice such as number recognition, counting, writing numbers, grouping, representation etc