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It’s Spring! Gardening with infants and toddlers

As the weather becomes warm you begin thinking about all of the learning possibilities that outdoor activities present. One of the activities that provides the most opportunity for learning is gardening. We all know being outdoors is good for children, … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: Lisa Murphy on Play

As cries for more “academic preschools” and demands for “higher test scores” are growing there is also a strong counter movement developing. A group of early childhood educators who believe that play IS school readiness and lays a foundation that … Continue reading

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Celebrating Pi Day the fun and tasty way

Every year on March 14th (3/14) the word celebrates Pi Day. Next Monday is your annual opportunity to get creative with your love of math and remind kids that math can (and should) be fun. We’ve collected a few ideas … Continue reading

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Avoiding burnout and Keeping Your Smile

As the winter wears on, you can see children get antsy to be outside and eventually for the school year to be over and summer vacation to begin. Truth be told the caregivers and educators are feeling the same cabin … Continue reading

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Keeping your professional New Year’s resolutions

We are two weeks into the New Year already. Are you still keeping your resolutions? Or perhaps you still need to make a few. Did you also make resolutions for your business or career in the New Year? Here are … Continue reading

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A letter from the publisher

Dear Friends of Redleaf Press, As 2015 comes to a close, I’d like to reflect a little on this year and what it has meant to all of us here at Redleaf. It has been a terrific year. First of … Continue reading

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Teaching children about the season of giving

This is known as the “season of giving”, but for many children it feels more like the “season of receiving”. With all the celebrating and gift giving people can forget to be thankful and show a little gratitude. This holiday … Continue reading

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