The Importance of a Changing Environment

A changing environment is an alive environment. If you’ve had the same environment for your child/students for over three months.... you’ve probably noticed that a lot of tools get forgotten about, it seems like they can’t see everything that is available, and they get bored easily, and frustrated frequently. This is just the nature of a static environment.

Winter Wonder: What am I going to do with the kids in the middle of a pandemic addition.

This post approaches winter play ideas with something a little deeper than a list or a Pinterest wall. Both of which are great and essential- but sometimes as parents we are looking for something a little deeper than a one stop activity. So that’s what you will find below. A detailed Principle Play list for Root Learning and the details. Or just skim it like Pinterest! I go both ways here :)​

Ms. Lisa’s Little Deliveries

Lisa Ortiz is a youth director in Seal Beach, CA. She is imaginative, insightful, supportive, and comes up with the sweetest ideas. She has been delivering special packages throughout the pandemic. The other night Ms. Lisa shared with me the gift package she was dropping off for her students, and it was the neatest little … Continue reading Ms. Lisa’s Little Deliveries

Learning from Dirt and Dishes: A way of moving.

As parents and teachers walk into the unknowns of our upcoming school year, there are a couple things I want to remind myself and the world of. First, take your time. By this I mean a few different things. Take time to adjust. Take time for yourself. And take your time moving through what might … Continue reading Learning from Dirt and Dishes: A way of moving.