Thursday, August 25, 2011

it's playtime - playing with sticks

A big welcome to this week's It's Playtime  - and an even bigger thank you to all of you who submitted your inspiring play ideas last week.

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Playful Picks
Last week was all about stones, so it seems fitting that this week is all about sticks.

Did you know that the stick is in the toy hall of fame?  Open ended, natural and free - what more could you want?  Here are some entries that celebrated play with the humble stick:

Land-River Art from Happy Little Messes:

But what was impressive was the length of time spent using the sticks.  They would literally have their sticks for the entire outside time, only taking breaks to eat.
- Beansprouts Preschool

I am going to let my kids play with sticks.
- Kate from Picklebums

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