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Your Play Personality and Why It Matters

Have you forgotten how to play? Discover your play personality, based on the book Play: How is Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and...
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Play is More than Fun: Dr. Stuart Brown’s TED Talk about Play

Founder of the National Institute for Play and a pioneer of play research, Dr Stuart Brown advocates that play is critical for humans of all...
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Best Preschool Books for Curbing Back-to-School Jitters

First day of preschool jitters? Back-to-school blues?  Whether kids are starting preschool, preK, or kindergarten, children (and parents!) often experience anxiety about starting school. Preschoolers have...

7 Tips for Starting Preschool….Happily!

Is your child entering a preschool program for the first time? Make it a smooth transition with these 7 tips for starting preschool. Tips for...
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What is Sensory Play?

Have you ever tried to describe the smell of grass or feel of sand between your toes to your child? Some things can not be taught...

A Snapshot of Cooperative Preschools Infographic

The Famlii Cooperative Preschools Research Study was conducted in June 2014 to help understand the current enrollment trends and patterns of cooperative and parent participation...
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Why Kids Need 12 Types of Play

Play is the fundamental learning mode and emotional outlet of childhood. But is all play the same? Turns out, kids need to engage in a various...

12 Types of Play Infographic

The 12 Types of Play Infographic depicts how play evolves as children grow, how social development is linked with play, and the important role...
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What Children are Learning Through Play

Learning and playing are not separate activities. Play is essential for a child's cognitive, emotional, and physical development. Learning through play is a term used...
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5 Perfect Summer Books for Preschoolers

Grab some new books this summer and check out our tips for supporting your preschooler's developing literacy skills! 5 Great Summer Books to Read Together Reading Strategies To...

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