Everyday Play Deck
DescriptionWhat can you do with what you already have? The answer is PLAY! The Everyday Play Deck is a collaboration between Rose & Rex and Lisa Zaretsky, early childhood educator and founder of playAGAIN. The Deck offers more than 125 Invitations To Play with repurposed and household materials. Each deck celebrates sustainability, imagination, and the joy of childhood. The ideas shared are meant for every child, of all ages and abilities. There's no need to buy anything special or be super crafty; the deck is designed to inspire. When children (and adults) engage in play, the playAGAIN way, they are inventors, explorers, and navigators. Think of the possibilities...
Materials & SafetyMaterials & Safety:Each card offers invitations to play with a featured household or repurposed material. All activities require adult supervision.
Made in the U.S.A.
About the author Lisa Zaretsky & playAGAIN
Lisa Zaretsky, a mom of two grown children and a lifelong early childhood educator, received her Masters in Education from Bank Street College of Education, worked for many years as a teacher in preschool settings, and started her own program, playAGAIN, in 2010.
Through the exploration of open-ended, repurposed materials, playAGAIN supports children’s sense of wonder and budding development. Lisa has also created BookPLAY, BoxSTRUCTION, PLAYabilities, and TINKERtogether.
In all of Lisa’s original programs, children and families participate in the creative joys of reusing and recycling, tinkering and discovering, connecting and learning.
It’s process over product and PLAY is the focus.
Rose & Rex® is a registered trademark of Rose and Rex, LLC.
THE ACTIVITIES PRESENTED ON THESE CARDS REQUIRE RESPONSIBLE ADULT INVOLVEMENT AND SUPERVISION AT ALL TIMES TO MONITOR APPROPRIATE USE OF MATERIALS. DO NOT LEAVE YOUR CHILD UNATTENDED AT ANY TIME WHILE PERFORMING
The contents of these cards do not constitute medical or professional advice on any subject matter. Household objects are not subject to the same regulatory oversight as toys. Small parts or objects, including without limitation cotton balls, cotton swabs and tape balls pose a choking hazard.
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Play is okay! tip
A special feature of the Everyday Play Deck is that the cards themselves can be used in many different ways, for a variety of play experiences!
Open the snap and they’re instantly a play item ....
•Hide the cards and offer clues — maybe they’re in the area the card highlights?
•Drop a couple in a tote and take them with you for play ideas on the go!
•Line them up on the floor to create a path, or spin them in a salad spinner!
•Divide the cards into piles: Things that start with M. Things you use for cooking. Things made of plastic.