• Dealing with Messy Eaters

    February 12, 2020

    As children learn about food, taste, texture, eating, and table manners, they will often create a mess along the way. Read below for tips on how to deal with messy eaters and encourage good habits.  1. Expect Mess with Toddlers Playing with food is how toddlers explore the world of food and eating. To understand…Read More

  • Making Meaningful Connections with Everyday Items

    February 5, 2020

    This tip of the week comes from Lisa Zaretsky, an Early Childhood educator and founder of her own program, playAGAIN. Children are endlessly resourceful, imaginative, and curious. They adore an empty cardboard box because it has such potential: it can be anything, for anyone. Read below to learn about open-ended, re-purposed items and how to use…Read More