Creativity is Limitless

by Kelsie Castro “Children need the freedom to appreciate the infinite resources of their hands, their eyes and their ears, the resources of forms, materials, sounds and colors.” - Loris Malaguzzi

Finding Comfort In Conflict

By Kelsie Castro “Those who have a strong sense of love and belonging have the courage to be imperfect.” -Brene Brown

“This Is Me!”

By Chelsea Hepner "The value of identity, of course, is that it so often comes with purpose.” ~Richard Grant

It’s About the Story

By Kelsie Castro "How many times have you noticed that it's the little quiet moments in the midst of life that seem to give the rest extra-special meaning?" ~Fred Rogers

Nurturework

By Sara Zacuto “Children need to be loved as they are, and for who they are. When that happens, they can accept themselves as fundamentally good people, even when they screw up or fall short. And with this basic need met, they’re also freer to accept (and help) other people. Unconditional love, in short, is what children require in order to flourish.” ~Alfie Kohn

Listen To Children…

by Sara Zacuto "Trust children. Nothing could be more simple, or more difficult. Difficult because to trust children we must learn to trust ourselves, and most of us were taught as children that we could not be trusted." ~John Holt

Hit the Wall! Mud Ball!

by Eric Eyman “Play keeps us vital and alive. It gives us an enthusiasm for life that is irreplaceable. Without it, life just doesn’t taste good” -Lucia Capocchione