The Playful Parents

Love at Play

October 11, 2012
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Parents at The Playground: Role & Responsibilty {Playful Dialogues}

Parents at The Playground TPP: In Singapore, many of our playgrounds are plastic, commercial play systems. Then, there are the ever-so-popular indoor playgrounds at malls now too. (Some examples are this, and  this…in case you aren’t familiar with these in … Continue reading

October 11, 2012
by theplayfulparents

Play & Playgrounds: Issues, Threats, Importance {Playful Dialogues}

Our interview with fabulous playmaker and blogger, Alex Smith of Canada, continues as he discusses how our children’s freedom to play is being threatened. TPP: So what is ‘Playgroundology’? And what exactly is the social science of playgrounding? Is it … Continue reading

February 26, 2010
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Sensory Box

Mess of The Day: Rice & Barley Sensory Box Mess Details: My sister-in-law, an early childhood educator, just reminded me in our recent conversation that a toddler should really have at least one sensory activity every day. Since sand and … Continue reading