As early childhood educators, we often have stories to tell about our own children as we play and learn with them at home. Here is a story from Julia Luckenbill about her family’s experiences with a rock hiding and finding activity.
NAEYC members have recommended many children's books and resources to help children who experience the death of a loved one. If you ever need to support a child at such a time, we encourage you to refer to this list of resources.
Supporting children and their families as they cope with the death of someone close to them is never easy. If you ever need to support a child at such a time, I encourage you to refer to this list of resources.
NAEYC hosted a webinar on the powerful impact of play-based learning. Watch the recorded presentation as our presenters, psychology expert Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and policy analyst Shayna Cook, dig into the latest research on why play is critical to children’s