learning through play
Reuse broken chalk and engage in fun sensory play. Follow our 3-ingredient coloured cloud dough recipe – a simple kids activity to engage in play-based learning. The end of the season is always bittersweet for me. While I’m excited for cool fall air and multicoloured leaves, I also hate packing away stuff we haven’t quite […] Continue reading
Looking for summer activities for kids? Below are some great crafts and activities. The beginning of Summer unlocks limitless possibilities. Daylight is seemingly endless and the outdoors become more welcoming. Skinned knees, dirt under fingernails, sun-kissed hair, and tan lines are badges from the day’s adventures. Despite the boundless potential of the season through the eyes of […] Continue reading
As you can tell from previous posts, we love making play-dough in our household. It’s such a simple medium that ends up being so rich experientially. I could probably write an entire post just on the many educational aspects of play dough… Instead, I’ll just say, I particularly like this recipe because it’s vibrant, smooth, […] Continue reading
Hi, I’m Alana. When I’m not nursing cold, stale coffee, I usually can be found with the baby on my hip, barefoot, and racing after my two older kids.
Thanks to a degree in psychology and a free-range childhood backing onto an expansive evergreen forest, positive parenting and play-based learning are my passions.