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June 3, 2019

Dads and Rough-and-Tumble Play

Research shows that children in all cultures engage in rough-and-tumble play —especially boys. Many believe rough-and-tumble play has a very specific role in the social development of young children.

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May 1, 2019

Make New Friends and Keep the Old

As the school year is coming to a close and their time at Anne Sullivan ending, it is time for the children in the Kindergarten to think back at all they have learned.

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April 2, 2019

A Renewable Resource for Play: The Cardboard Box

The cardboard box was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2005. Do you know why? Cardboard boxes fall into the category of “loose parts,” a phrase coined by architect Simon Nicholson as he considered landscapes and environments. Nicholson believed that we are all creative, and “loose parts” in the environment stimulate and […]

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