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January Newsletter Available!

I am so excited to be releasing the first newsletter of 2021! We’re talking about new years resolutions that you can help your kids and teens make. It’s a great opportunity to help them work on goal setting and habit changing. Another big topic is how to...

Shapes Scavenger Hunt

Looking for another activity for your young preschoolers? How about a shape scavenger hunt? Not only is it great for beginning math skills, but it encourages exploration and creativity. And it is a great opportunity for little ones to be in control, which they...

Christmas 2020

Merry Christmas to all! I am blessed to be able to celebrate Christmas with some of my family and it was so wonderful to go to Mass, even with masks and physical distancing. It’s so important to keep traditions that are meaningful as normal as possible. No matter what...

When We Were Alone

This is a beautiful book that shares the negativity of the boarding school indigenous children were sent to in a way that is less scary for little ones. It also shared how the children coped with the negativity and lack of support. While what happened to the children...

Wild Berries

Looking for something yummy? Here is the first review in the picture book series featuring indigenous authors. I really enjoyed reading this book, especially since it reminded me of an childhood favorite of mine, “Blueberries for Sal.” It even shares what...

December Newsletter!

Happy Holidays everyone!!! We are excited to release the December edition of the Caregiver Connections Newsletter! You can download your copy below! And if you would like to receive the newsletter straight to your inbox, sign up here! December Thriving Play Newsletter...

Intensive Announcement

Calling all Child Life Students! Are you confused with what goes where on your applications? Are you struggling with your essays? Do you stress during interviews? We are here for you! Thriving Play is excited to announce its inaugural Child Life Student Digital...

We have a YouTube Channel!

I’m very excited to announce that we now have a YouTube Channel! So you can look for our videos both here on our website and on YouTube! If you want to be updated when we release a new video, definitely go subscribe! No fear of missing out here! And our first...

Thankful Jar Activity

It is officially November and I can’t believe that 2020 is almost over! It was definitely not a year I expected, but I think I can say that there were a few good things that happened. Like visiting my hometown in Tennessee this summer, or starting a new job at a...

Trick or Treat Checklist

Are you ready for Halloween this year? It may look a little different since we are still in the middle of a pandemic. But we can still have some fun. If you plan to go Trick or Treating this year, it’s important that you are prepared so you only bring home candy...