Building Empathy

Empathy is a very important topic of development at La Playa. We talk about it during our “parent talkovers.” And we practice it daily with the preschoolers. Empathy is our ability to imagine how another person is feeling in a specific situation and respond to them with care.  This takes a while for young children […]

The Quiet Space

We created a quiet space in our classroom. It is basically a table with a tablecloth on it (hanging down slightly to create a feeling of privacy). Underneath it we placed pillows and a cushiony rug.  Due to Covid we had removed many places where the children would be placed next to each other. We […]