Play-Based Learning

International Play-Based Learning Community Gathering For Weekly Porch Play Chats
There are many ways to engage learners and spark the internal capacity for inquiry and creativity. And with a larger-than-ever focus on learning and wellness,...
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Mud Kitchens: The Intersection of Play, Learning and Wellness
“The best way to learn is by doing. The only way to build a strong work ethic is getting your hands dirty.” —Alex Spanos, author,...
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Experts Make Urgent Appeal: It’s Time for Children to Play
Play is essential to children's healthy cognitive and emotional development. Neuroscientists have concluded that play-based learning positively affects the development of narrative language and acquisition...
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Why Kids Need Time to Play and What You Can Do to Help
As the pandemic stretches on, many families and educators have faced challenges related to distance learning. To make learning and life better for our kids,...
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Inspiration: Mud Kitchen Fun!
By Nicole Huguenin Director of Arts Integration and Play Maker, Maker Learning Network [caption id="attachment_965" align="alignright" width="300"] Remember: "Kids are 100% washable!"[/caption] Are you running...
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iLEAD Agua Dulce Spreads the Joy of Toys in School-Wide Project
In an effort to engage in the universality and power of play, iLEAD Agua Dulce has embarked on an ambitious school-wide project to answer the...
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iLEAD Facilitator Recognized for Play-Based Learning During Distance Learning
iLEAD Agua Dulce facilitators and Director Lisa Latimer have been leading the way in play-based learning, an educational approach that embraces the process of discovery...
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The “Dirt on Dirt”
The “Dirt on Dirt” Mud, Oh Marvelous Mud! Do you remember that feeling, when you were little, when you couldn’t resist jumping into the puddles...
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The Benefits of Play
The Benefits of Play by Lisa Lattimer and Aidan Bybee In this short blog post, you will learn about, see, and explore the true benefits...
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WELCOME to our OUTDOOR CLASSROOM Part II
WELCOME to our OUTDOOR CLASSROOM Part II By  Lisa Latimer and Aidan Bybee NATURE TABLE Each week we introduce a new concept at the nature...
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WELCOME to our OUTDOOR CLASSROOM!
iLEAD Aqua Dulce Featuring Featuring WELCOME to our OUTDOOR CLASSROOM By  Lisa Latimer and Aidan Bybee Our TK/K Outdoor Classroom gives our learners opportunities to...
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