How to Make Time for Play in Kindergarten

“Play is the work of the child,” stated Maria Montessori. She saw how play was the foundation for learning in young children. I currently work as a K-1 literacy interventionist – a role that is highly focused on academic achievement for children. However, I am a VERY strong advocate for play in early childhood classrooms, including kindergarten. When I taught kindergarten, I always included a solid chunk of “play time” in my day because I value its role in child […]

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