What they mean when they say “play-based learning”

Beach math, sandy science

At the beach, Anna will spend all day pouring water, sand, and various mud concoctions from one pail to another, adding this and that, mixing, starting over. On this day she also had a garden that grew seashells. She sang songs — random strings of words set to a tune (of sorts) — and told me an elaborate story about fairy food and potions that ward off monsters.

I’m not exactly sure what is going on in her head while she does this, but I AM sure that she is learning. In the very best way.

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