Play-based Learning: Not Just for Kids

By Mauricia Savella

A few weeks after the arrival of her second child, one of the moms in our classroom at our co-op preschool lamented that despite her best efforts, her three-year-old son wasn’t taking it all as well as she had hoped. He wasn’t just disinterested in the baby—he seemed to downright dislike him, and had on more than one occasion become physically aggressive towards her as she stood changing her newborn’s diaper or sat nursing. “Of course I get that our routine is off, and that’s hard for them at this age, but the anger I just don’t get—he’s never been an angry kid.” Continue reading Play-based Learning: Not Just for Kids