Friday, February 1, 2013
Children learn at a very young age that you can “read” the pictures in a book before you can understand the words. Pictures tell stories. When we create or look at a painting, we are ...
Monday, December 3, 2012
Even if you live in Charleston where it rarely, if ever, snows you can still create frosty winter memories with some imagination and these snowy activities.
Monday, October 1, 2012
If you’re like me, then you have a lot of pumpkin seeds left over after you’ve scooped, cooked and eaten them. I’m not an advocate for using food in art projects, but this is an exception. Pumpkin ...
Saturday, September 1, 2012
When I was growing up, September meant a change of temperature, a new school year and tickets to the obvious fall sports – soccer and football.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Play is learning, and tinkering is the ultimate hands-on play.
Sunday, July 1, 2012
In April I wrote a column about life cycles and suggested ways of exposing children to nature at a young age. I recently attended an education conference in Portland, Oregon, and was reminded that ...