-Stuart Brown MD
to the home of theater games and videos for playful, positive kids.
I’m an educator, children’s theater director, and a parent. There is so much noise out there about what you “should” be doing with your kid to help them succeed. But I’m starting to feel like it is all really simpler than we think: that in order to create thriving children and successful humans, we just need to be playing more.
As a mom, I use my acting training and classroom curriculum to work through parenting challenges, survive snow days and most of all have fun with my kid! I love watching my son grow into his own person and have fun just keeping up with him. I can’t wait to share my tools with you. Thank you for being a part of Child’s Play in Action!
Throwing a “simple” birthday party can be daunting. Here, Jocelyn Greene shares tips on creative ways to re-think parties to make them as unique as the birthday kid. With ideas for inventive mash-ups and a fun questionnaire, you’ll get to the heart of what your child loves most.
Emotions Charades is a super fun and incredibly potent tool to help support EQ and empathy in our kids. Use these tips from our theater classrooms to inspire your games and learn about other playful ways that help kids come to terms with their emotions. In these highly charged times we live in, kids need support in identifying and expressing their feelings…let’s do it through play!
Make time on the playground meaningful with these tools that boost imagination! Here are 15 of my favorite toys under $15 that I can slip into a bag when we go. They are collaborative, creative and physical and will certainly add a spark to your kids’ outdoor play! Plus, watch how the classic “Red Light Green Light” gets a dramatic play twist!
Hide and Seek is a classic kid activity, but it’s not just fun and games. Hide and Seek is amazing for our kids’ brains,
Playful techniques can help classroom teachers to harness the enthusiasm and get their students to focus and transition.
Student engagement and joyful learning are centerstage when you play “I Have A Gift For You” in the classroom.
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