Visit the website below for statistics on why forest and outdoor learning experiences are needed for healthy development. 50 ways forest and outdoor learning experiences benefit child development: https://www.forestholidays.co.uk/outdoor-education-and-child-development-guide/ Our piece covers a few essential things: Statistics on how much outdoor experiences help children learn. The important skills like confidence and responsibility that kids learn by being outdoors. How outdoor…Continue Reading
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Just released from the Developing Child at Harvard University a great resource and video on why play is so important. Check it out through this linkContinue Reading
Membership Benefit Summer 2021 Quarterly Play Blast is in the Membership Benefits and in your Email. View the Spring 2021 Quarterly Play Blast and Join IPA USA to receive this valuable benefit.
The IPA USA Quarterly Play Blast is the IPA USA’s Board way of keeping you up to date on the organization, new events and happenings, and opportunities to become involved in our work. The Quarterly Play Blast is just one of the valuable membership benefit, join us and stay in the loop. Play Blast Spring…Continue Reading
MEDIA ALERT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2021 ILLINOIS PASSES LANDMARK RECESS BILL PROTECTING KIDS’ RIGHT TO PLAY Illinois Families for Public Schools’ Advocacy Succeeds with One of Strongest Bills in U.S. SPRINGFIELD, Illinois – Illinois students in grades K-5 may have 30 protected minutes of recess starting this fall thanks to the hard…Continue Reading
IPA USA Town Hall “Every tool is a weapon if you hold it right”: The role of technology in the early childhood classroom and a conversation of the changes to the NAEYC Principles of Child Development.
On May 11, 2021, IPA USA hosted a Town Hall. I invite you to view the Town Hall and continue the conversation by responding to the questions within the Town Hall resources. The American Association for Promoting the Child’s Right to Play, IPA USA, invites you to a Town Hall Virtual Meeting. In the song My…Continue Reading
If interested in having a zoom conference call to discuss how your state can advocate for a similar bill, email Deb at [email protected] In the subject line, put HB 1569 In a press release by Representative Jacob Rosecrants from Oklahoma, the following announcement was made. Congratulations Oklahoma on making play a part of each child’s…Continue Reading