Category: Play

Left, Right or Both? Brain Development Explained
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Left, Right or Both? Brain Development Explained

As occupational therapists and parents, brain development in early childhood fascinates us. Watching children interact with others, their environment, processes and playtime teaches us more than any textbook ever could. Will they grow to be a logical, results-driven adult (left-brained) or will they become a creative, intuitive thinker; one who is more interested in the...

Step Away from the Screen & No One Gets Hurt
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Step Away from the Screen & No One Gets Hurt

As back-to-school season revs up, the focus of how children ought to spend their time begins to shift. Parents, teachers and other educators start to guide children of all ages to pay attention to schoolwork, which means less playtime and more technology. Many preschools have even gone high tech with the incorporation of iPads and...