Famous Olympian Michael Phelps said 'When you use your imagination anything can happen.' Studies have shown that when a person can clearly imagine themselves doing a task, such as throwing a ball into a hoop, they can trick their brain into thinking ...
School books VS real experiences
Each child is different and unique, each child has different needs and interests, different level of skills, different experiences and different life circumstances. What works for one might not work for another. What works for one today, might not work tomorrow.
💡 What if I told you that you need to read a book about thermodynamics (pretend you don't know what that is, just like me!) And, just because you have absolutely zero interest in it and you don't understand it (because your brain just doesn't care, because you don't even find it useful, it's just a waste of time) I tell you that unfortunately you need to stay in the classroom an extra year to catch up.
➡️Now llet'spretend you start thinking that you're "stupid" and get frustrated because everyone else seems to get it but you. 𝐘𝐨𝐮 𝐝𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐠𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐮𝐩. You might start messing, feel useless and maybe even take the wrong path in life.
🔁Now let's go back to the book. Instead of "making you read that boring book", I'll bring a newspaper to the classroom. We'll read the latest news: someone has created SQUARE SHAPED DROPLETS! what!? Is that even possible? You get curious and decide to investigate more.
💧 You mix water with oil, add soap, blow with a straw, create hypothesis, play with the light, you're discovering so many exciting things! You decide to find a book that explains more about this. The title of that book is: THERMODYNAMICS.
🥼 Years later, 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐚 𝐬𝐜𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐬𝐭
𝗦𝗘𝗘 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗗𝗜𝗙𝗙𝗘𝗥𝗘𝗡𝗖𝗘❓
⌛It's not about the results, it's about the individual process.
⭐Every child deserves a chance to shine
That's why here, at Discovery Playtime, we make a selection of the best educational and sensory resources so children can have fun experiences while learning about the world and about themselves. Here are some of our favorites!
Ⓒ𝑀𝑖𝑟𝑒𝑖𝑎 𝐿𝑜𝑝𝑒𝑧, 𝐷𝑖𝑠𝑐𝑜𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑦 𝑃𝑙𝑎𝑦𝑡𝑖𝑚𝑒
Transitioning from Summer into Autumn is the ultimate sensory experience for children and adults alike. You can hear the crunch of the leaves as you walk on them, smell the rain soaked ground, see the colours of the trees and...