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As an outdoor classroom teacher, Megan teaches students skills that are accessible for family life. From making stepping stones to building a backyard playground your kids will actually play in to conquering kid clutter, there is much to learn here!

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Dress Up Play

If play is truly the work of the child, then dress up play must be the ultimate job description! Imaginative, fantasy play is achievable when

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The Benefits of Play

If you’ve ever wondered what the secret sauce is for parenting high performing and likeable kids, you might want to learn more about the science of

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How To Build A Mud Kitchen

International Mud Day is June 29th this year, and if you are going to have a garden with kids, it makes sense to have a mud kitchen. Not only is

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In my work with teachers I am often asked what risky play is. Risky play is simply a way of organizing observed categories of thrilling play that children engage in when