Playing at the Farm: A SHARED Creation Experience for Students AND Teachers – #InnovatingPlay

 Cross Posted from innovatingplay.world Written By Christine Pinto and Jessica Twomey Our kids got to EXPLORE, PLAY, and CREATE at the farm and guess what….SO DID WE!!! It started out with us (Jessica and Christine) recalling connections and discoveries with the kids from their previous experiences at the garden. We moved Continue Reading →

Meeting in the Garden – #InnovatingPlay

Cross Posted from innovatingplay.world Written By Christine Pinto and Jessica Twomey Connections From Previous Discoveries Innovating Play revolves around the cycle of connecting, wondering, playing, and discovering. It is not a checklist of events that need to happen, but rather a process in how one cycle can lead into the next experience. Continue Reading →

Play Through Exploration: A Shared Garden Experience – #InnovatingPlay

Cross Posted from innovatingplay.world Written By Christine Pinto and Jessica Twomey Making Connections Our New Jersey and California kids share the weather with each other every day. Connecting with the same topic of the weather each day has been an ongoing connection for them since November. On Valentine’s Day, a spontaneous, yet Continue Reading →

Making Learning Visible Through Block Play – #InnovatingPlay

 Cross Posted from innovatingplay.world Written By Christine Pinto and Jessica Twomey Making Connections We have had an ongoing class collaboration since October. The ongoing piece came AFTER some natural opportunities of connection. Jessica’s class joined Christine’s class in playing Guess the Sharing Item on Flipgrid. The kids were able Continue Reading →

First LIVE Chat with @jlabar2me’s Class and More with #InnovatingPlay

Cross Posted from innovatingplay.world Written By Christine Pinto & Jessica Twomey WHAT HAPPENS when your class connects with a class in another location, and that opportunity is not limited to a one time experience? Connections are made. Experiences are shared. Empathy develops and friendships form. Learning expands beyond the walls of Continue Reading →