"A rarity, unusualness, specialness, unpredictability and incongruity - these are all things that intrigue youngsters. To come upon something that cannot be immediately categorized stretches the limits of a child, again opening the way for a multitude of interpretations." 

From the article  Magical Playscapes 

by Joe Frost and James Talbot

            Nashville is a booming southern city.  But even before she became the “It” city, the downtown core had a bustling metropolitan presence.  Downtown commerce meant the need for downtown child care for working parents.  In 1990,...

November 18, 2016

In a rather of random act of intentional discovery, I decided to see what Mother Nature might yield up to me on a simple stroll through my yard. My investigation was motivated by an article that I had recently read about "affordances." The psychologist James J. Gibson...

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