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The importance of boredom

When I was a kid, it was usually around this time of year — at the height of summer vacation — that I started to get bored. The novelty of being out of school would wear off as June melted … Continue reading

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Plug in now and then, researchers say, but not for too long

I am an advocate of the unplugged imagination. What do I mean when I say that? The unplugged imagination is daydreaming and play that doesn’t depend on toys or games requiring cords or charged batteries. Promoting unplugged play encourages role … Continue reading

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Fun (and free!) children’s activity resources for parents, teachers

The F-word comes to mind when I brainstorm activities for kids that relate to SARAH & KATY AND THE IMAGINATION BLANKETS. If you’re thinking of a four-letter F-word that is inappropriate at school, you’re on the wrong blog. The one … Continue reading

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