5 reggio-inspired women of instagram…

@smitten_for_reggio Picked up some beautiful books at #indigo so excited to share them with the kids this week! #mowillems #literacy #criticalthinking A photo posted by Melanie Lynchuk (@smitten_for_reggio) on Mar 6, 2016 at 12:49pm PST Well, obviously I was going to put myself first!! If you haven’t found Smitten on Instagram yet, it’s an absolute … [Read more…]

should I put my 4 year old in kindergarten?

  As we start the countdown to the end of the school year, I’ve been asked by many parents of children who are currently in pre-Kindergarten or preschool, if they should enrol their four-year-old in Kindergarten for the fall. Well here’s my some food for thought on this topic… An extra year will never hurt … [Read more…]

5 great things you can do with loose parts…

  If you have been teaching with the big ideas of Reggio Emilia floating around in your planning, you probably are familiar with the concept of loose parts play. (Don’t worry if you’re not! I wasn’t until a couple of years ago.) Here’s a quick¬†overview about loose parts and why they are such an integral … [Read more…]