Monday, March 10, 2008

New Math Connections neighborhood at DCM

The new Math Connections neighborhood has arrived at DCM!

With many wonderful interactive, hands-on opportunities to explore math, the DCM Math Connections neighborhood is the perfect way to nurture children's emerging and early math skills. Exhibits feature activities related to patterning, sorting/classification, shapes/colors, early addition/subtraction, fractions, symmetry, size, counting and one-on-one correspondence and more....

The DuPage Children's Museum website is:

Yay for Play!

The following is a great piece recently aired by NPR regarding the importance of play and how the past couple decades' focus on technology and other "busy work" has lessened the focus on pretend play and outdoor play.

What a great article. I am very pleased to see who was involved in the discussion.