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A Fingerplay for Spring

A Fingerplay for Spring

From a psychological and intellectual perspective fingerplay assists in motor and language development, increases self-esteem, body awareness, rhythmic proficiency, muscular coordination and memory development. Fingerplay may also be used as a tool for transition (from one activity to another) or as a redirection (from unfavourable behaviour). Nursery rhymes and fingerplay stimulate a loving and intimate… read more

Book Club : Sanctuaries of Childhood Chapter Six

Today I will be summarizing and discussing the sixth chapter of Shea Darian’s book, Sanctuaries of Childhood: Nurturing a Child’s Spiritual Life. The book is written for parents or caregivers who are looking for inspirational ideas on how to nurture spirituality (non-denominational and all-encompassing) within themselves and their children. I will share a chapter summary every… read more

Autumn : The Apple House Story

Autumn : The Apple House Story

A cherished Autumn Story featured in the Whole Family Rhythms Autumn Guides: The Little House with no Doors and no Windows There was once a little boy who grew tired of playing with his toys. “What shall I do? He asked his mother and his mother suggested, “Why not go and find a little red house… read more