The Parish School Blog
Apr 1, 2021
It’s springtime in Texas, which means the grass is growing, trees are budding, flowers are blooming, and stores everywhere are selling plastic eggs! These fun, brightly colored eggs offer numerous opportunities for engaging, play-based learning activities for children of all ages. Whether you celebrate Easter or not, these activities are great for all families!
May 16, 2018
Loose parts play has been a part of a Parish education since the school opened in 1983. Learn how we're expanding upon this type of play in our early childhood program today.
Jan 31, 2018
Play is a child’s natural state. It is through play that a child works through their emotions and learns language, fine and gross motor skills, social language and academic concepts. Research shows that children absorb even more when engaged in play with an adult. However, playing may feel unnatural and like hard work for parents. With these tips, even the most serious adult will be able to find their inner child!
Jan 3, 2018
If play is the work of children, then toys are their tools. Some of the most recommended and favored toys for young children are simple blocks. While blocks may seem “old-school” because they lack the bells and whistles of today’s modern toys, they are a staple in early childhood programs and toy boxes across the globe for good reason.