Weapon Play

In our Family Inventors class one week, we had giant tinker toys for the kids to play with. A group of boys designed and built three identical “blasters”. From a tinkering / creativity perspective, I was impressed at how they had worked together to create and replicate something cool. But once a kid builds a […]

Teaching about “Tricky People” vs. “Stranger Danger”

Parents worry. It’s part of being a parent. We worry about all the things that could possibly¬†harm our children. We do all we can to protect them. But sometimes our efforts to keep them safe limit their opportunities to fully experience life, and learn all that they can. Parents’ Fears and how they impact our […]