What does play-based learning mean?

“Play is the highest form of research.” – Albert Einstein

At Boat Daycare, we passionately subscribe to the philosophy that children learn and thrive best through play. Here is an excellent one-page summary on the value of play-based learning put together by the Canadian Council of Ministers of Education.

If you’d like to read more, a good book is: Einstein Never Used Flashcards: How Our Children Really Learn–and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less by Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Kathy Hirsch-Pasek (both highly credentialed child psychologists)