A Box of Leaves

The leaves are falling down, the leaves are falling down. Red, yellow, green, and brown, the leaves are falling down. - Original Author Unknown Do you remember jumping in a pile of leaves as a child? The crisp, cool air, your  ..

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An Interview with a Teacher

How many of you have heard the term, "Common Core?" What first comes to mind when you hear these words? For me, I think of something that started out as a good idea, but was implemented completely wrong. Children should not be "boxed" in. They shouldn't be expected to al ..

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Playing with Sticks

“Put the stick down!” I have heard mothers scream to their children on more than one occasion, as the child goes to pick up a stick. Often times they say this before the child is even able to start using their imagination – in fear they may “poke their ..

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Welcome!

Remember back to your childhood. Did you spend most of your time playing outside? Was it structured or unstructured? Were your parents hovering? Were they even outside? For many of us - we used to build forts, play tag, hide and seek, roll down hills, ride our bikes down the ..

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