Month: April 2015

A visit to Castle View Elementary School

Today, April 30, is Dia de los ninos/Dia de los libros. How lucky I was to get to celebrate with children on their special day. I had a wonderful morning today visiting with the second grade Dual Immersion students at Castle View Elementary School in Riverside, CA. We began the day by waking up my giant scarf marionette as well… Read more →

Everyone should play! Yes, even you.

I recently enjoyed listening to a story on NPR’s TED Radio Hour.  The show was called “Press Play” and culled from 5 separate TED talks about the value of play.  In short, play is extermemly important to our development as decent, well rounded human beings, as well as for our health and happiness.  Play is crucial for children AND adults.… Read more →