Simple Machines | Pulley

Overview This is the forth in a series of posts looking at Simple Machines (Lever, Wedge, Inclined Plane, Pulley, Wheel and Axle, Screw). Becoming more aware of Pulleys, and other Simple Machines, in your early learning setting will make you more confident supporting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) play and answering children’s questions about … Continue reading Simple Machines | Pulley

Simple Machines | Inclined Plane

Overview This is the third in a series of posts looking at Simple Machines (Lever, Wedge, Inclined Plane, Pulley, Wheel and Axle, Screw). Becoming more aware of Inclined Planes, and other Simple Machines, in your early learning setting will make you more confident supporting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) play and answering children’s questions … Continue reading Simple Machines | Inclined Plane

Want to know how to create powerful play in process-led art? Follow my recipe!

I recently helped to facilitate a Power of Play Date at the Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville, Arkansas as part of a series developed by the Arkansas Early Childhood Association and Denita Dinger of Play Counts. Lots of other facilitators provided sponsorship, activities and opportunities to empower educators to give the gift of play all … Continue reading Want to know how to create powerful play in process-led art? Follow my recipe!