A Summer of Discoveries and New Connections

Discovering the Country Miss Pinto and her California kiddos had a three week lead on summer vacation, but it wasn’t the end of the communication with Mrs. Twomey and her Continue Reading →

Our Year Long Memory String

This year our kindergarten classes spent the year going through the Innovating Play cycle of connecting, wondering, playing, and discovering. (We have blogged about some of these experiences and have Continue Reading →

Playing at the Farm: A SHARED Creation Experience for Students AND Teachers

 Our kids got to EXPLORE, PLAY, and CREATE at the farm and guess what….SO DID WE!!! It started out with us (Jessica and Christine) recalling connections and discoveries with Continue Reading →

Meeting in the Garden

Connections From Previous Discoveries Innovating Play revolves around the cycle of connecting, wondering, playing, and discovering. It is not a checklist of events that need to happen, but rather a Continue Reading →

Play Through Exploration: A Shared Garden Experience

Making Connections Our New Jersey and California kids share the weather with each other every day. Connecting with the same topic of the weather each day has been an ongoing Continue Reading →

Making Learning Visible Through Block Play

 Making Connections We have had an ongoing class collaboration since October. The ongoing piece came AFTER some natural opportunities of connection. Jessica’s class joined Christine’s class in playing Guess Continue Reading →