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Teacher Tom: "I've Tried, In My Way, To Be Free"

Teacher Tom: Our Children Are Counting On Us

Teacher Tom: "Because Francis Doesn't Like It"

Most years, there are certain play themes chosen by our five year old boys that cause concern. Usually, it's some vers.

Check out these ideas on risky play for your kids to try! Whether its hide and seek, playing with unnatural elements  all of these activities involve some risk, but are beneficial for your child’s development.

Take A Hike: The Case For Risky Outdoor Play

Teacher Tom: Safe Enough - adults overestimate danger; kids learn their limitations through "safety play". This would be great use for our left over fence boards!

Teacher Tom: It's Their Process

This splatter painting with a mallet looks like fun! - from Teacher Tom (",)

Baby Gets Bumped – Dad’s Remarkable Response (On Video) | Janet Lansbury

Baby Gets Bumped - Dad's Remarkable Response (On Video) - Janet Lansbury

Can Kids Love Too Much? – Teaching Children To Give Affection With Respect | Janet Lansbury

I’m not one to question the value of demonstrative love and affection. Giving hugs is such a reflex for me that I embarrass myself by hugging people I barely know. I’ll often come to my senses midway through the ‘hello’ or ‘goodbye’ hug

Teacher Tom: Kids In The House: Play-Based Preschool Curriculum

Kids In The House: Play-Based Preschool Curriculum - 2 minute video on how a play based preschool works, and why - Teacher Tom [resources / links at the bottom]

Teacher Tom: Striving Toward Our Ideal

Reflections on teaching and learning from preschoolers

Letting Children Take Risks can cause teachers and parents anxiety but it is very important for development as well. I would use this as a resource for families and to explain why it is important.

Letting Children Take Risks (written by a mom of a preschooler) - help kids learn wise risk management when they are little and resist the temptation to be a helicopter parent!

Teacher Tom: The Things We Most Want To Know

Reflections on teaching and learning from preschoolers

Teacher Tom: A Natural Teacher

Reflections on teaching and learning from preschoolers

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