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Who says silly doesn’t have its place in the classroom? Playtime is for all ages. Get your clicking fingers ready for ways to incorporate more playfulness in the classroom — and find out why it’s important. Make science seem like magic with these Harry Potter-inspired experiments. Why so serious?

Oct 21, 2019

Who says silly doesn’t have its place in the classroom?


Playtime is for all ages. Get your clicking fingers ready for ways to incorporate more playfulness in the classroom — and find out why it’s important.

  1. Make science seem like magic with these Harry Potter-inspired experiments.

  2. Why so serious? Letting loose isn’t just good for kids — click here to read about the importance of play for adults.

  3. Get little hands busy creating this fall with this leaf creature crafting idea, these imaginative apple stamps, and this colorful gratitude turkey.

  4. Head this way for tips on teaching a preschooler the alphabet through playtime.

  5. Comic books and math nvarchar(max)books are teaming up to help kids learn. Super!

  6. A good way to help kids love reading for fun is to find books about characters they can relate to — check out these engaging, diverse children’s and YA books.

  7. Encourage students to learn as they game with apps like PBS Kids Games and sites like Coolmath, Adapted Mind, and ABCYa!

  8. Playtime affects brain development — and this could mean a lot to our students in special education settings.

  9. Use play as a powerful strategy: eight play-based strategies help engage youth in learning.


Here’s hoping these put a bounce in your step!

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