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If you are using logic games in the educational setting or to support virtual learning, way to go! They are a great way to engage students in a fun activity that has some tangible benefits.

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April 08, 2021
Sara E. Trim

Living in the right here, right now: How to have adventures as a family

Learning Through Play

About five years ago, my husband and I decided it was time to move out of our beloved subdivision with paved roads, sprinkler systems and neighbors close by in search of more wide-open spaces for our four boys to roam.

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April 06, 2021
Todd Michaels

Get outside! Teach kids about the environment with these simple backyard activities

Learning Through Play

We love the fresh air, sunshine and other benefits of nature, but we know it is a fragile system. And a big challenge? Finding ways to pass eco-awareness on to children.  

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March 18, 2021
Allison Duggan

Screen Time vs. Green Time: How to get your kids off devices and into the outdoors

Learning Through Play

Have you ever heard of Nature Deficit Disorder? It’s a recent term that, in a nutshell, means we spend too much time indoors and too little time in, well, nature!

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March 11, 2021
Debbie Bourgois

Help your children develop creative thinking and storytelling skills with these 6 tips

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play

If your child is having trouble with writing while in school, there are a number of ways to help at home through storytelling.

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February 18, 2021
Lina Awshee

Incorporating Visual Boundaries into Everyday Play for Handwriting Success

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, visualization

Handwriting success is a widely discussed topic and often on the radar for many parents/guardians. One thing I love to share with parents is the importance of visual boundaries as an underlying skill to successful handwriting, as well as how easy it is to incorporate them into daily playtime.

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February 11, 2021
Michelle Parrinello-Cason

A Pandemic Silver Lining: Finding Gameschooling

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play

I’ve heard from some people the mistaken idea that homeschoolers’ lives weren’t thrown into upheaval by the pandemic shutdowns — but they absolutely were. Our co-ops, play groups, art classes, museums, and even playgrounds were taken away, leaving us with far fewer educational options than we had before.   

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