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The Alliance for Childhood promotes policies and practices that support children’s healthy development, love of learning, and joy in living.  You can read many articles regarding Play and the education of young children on their website.  Click here for a direct link to the recently published study “Crisis in the Kindergarten - Why Children Need to Play in School.” 

How Play Energizes Your Kid's Brain by By Cassandra Willyard 

The Case for Play: how a handful of researchers are trying to save childhood

Our neighbor, Walden Pond, offers fun art and nature classes to complement your child's Acorn class schedule.

A publication from the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood: Facing the Screen Dilemma: Young Children, Technology and Early Education

The Texas Safe Riders Program with information regarding car safety seat regulations, etc.

The U.S. Play Coalition


The Wall Street Journal: To Really Learn, Our Children Need to Play. Aug 10-11, 2019


Music Masters: Our long-time friend, Anita Goldberg provides music education and experiences for young children!