Sending Love With Our February Newsletter

After a busy first month of 2021, let’s take a moment and consider our relationships with our loved ones. How have you been showing love to your kids and teens? Did you know that love doesn’t need to be expressed in expensive or fancy ways. In fact, the best kind of love is the oneContinue reading “Sending Love With Our February Newsletter”

5 Signs the Pandemic is Hurting Your Child

The playful exterior is not always a mirror image of what is going on inside. Kids express their feelings in many different ways. Sometimes they don’t even know that a feeling is connected to a specific event or problem!

Sweetest Kulu

Looking for a good bedtime story? This is a perfect one! This reminds me of the book “On the night you were born” but even better. And it also gives a wonderful glimpse of Arctic culture. Plus I love that it uses the Inuktitut term for endearment, “Kulu”. Definitely going to be adding this book to my collection!

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 love!

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 at the schools was horrible, it’s stillContinue reading “When We Were Alone”

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!

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 Intensive: Preparing for the Clinical Experience Participants will meet December 14th, 15th,Continue reading “Intensive Announcement”