The Inspired EC Blog — environments

5 Practical Ways to Support Mud Play

Posted by Nicole Halton on

5 Practical Ways to Support Mud Play
Sometimes I hear from educators that mud play is too much work, that the inevitable clean-up is too hard, that the time spent is too long. But I have to ask the question - what else are we doing that is more important?

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5 Myths About Infant Outdoor Environments

Posted by Nicole Halton on

5 Myths About Infant Outdoor Environments

  I remember one of the first services I ever visited as a young student. I headed on into the infant room and was overwhelmed by toys and swings and rockers and stuff. When I went outdoors, I was surprised to see that the outdoor environment was a simple decked area with a mat and a few toys. Unlike the toddler and preschool playgrounds, the infant playground had no grass, no plants, no challenge, no sensory experiences.    What do our infants need?  When it comes to the outdoor environment for infants, I think that many services err on the side...

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