Monday, May 23, 2011

Play Is Serious Learning

Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood. ~Fred Rogers

A few scenes from our workday this week--

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  1. When I watch the children play in my classroom I am amazed at how they explore and manipulate the materials in ways I would not have expected. That to me gives some insight into how smart and very creative each child is! Play is definitely serious learning!

  2. He's a wise man that Fred Rogers ... And so are you Mr. Wiley!
    Donna :) :)

  3. I love the Home Depot aprons on the kids! I bought their big orange bucket for $2.50 to put the kids' tools in. I'll have to pick up a few aprons.
    Best regards,
    Marcia :)