Meet Rachele from Messy Kids!
Messy Kids is a play based blog written by Rachele, and is focused on the creative process of art. Rachele lives in San Diego and sidekicks her blog as a clown!
This canvas art that her son, Michael, made is outstanding and really encourages the creative process instead of the end result. Try it at home!
Messy Kids isn’t just about creativity and the process of art. Rachele loves to play with her two children and shares their play experiences with her readers.
During these everyday play experiences, as a former preschool teacher, Rachele brings out learning opportunities as well, without her children even knowing!
Learning is best learnt through play.
Energetic activities are always a plus in my book.
Anything that gets children up and moving is great for their gross motor development.
Rachele finds a great way to get them moving with parachute play!
Run under, wrap the kids up as presents, bounce balls, or build a fort!
One of my all-time favorite posts that resonates with me well [and probably the one that made me subscribe to Messy Kids], is about listening to your child while they are playing.
There is a lot to learn about a child. Rachele points out that if you ask them a specific question, will you get the answer? If you listen to them while they’re playing, the answer will most likely be in their conversations.
To inspire you to Do Something, Rachele also does a themed roundup every Friday. She features anything from sensory activities to process art to everyday play!
Messy Kids can be found at these places:
Blog : Messy Kids
Facebook : Messy Kids
Twitter : @rachelereyna
If you’re playful, be sure you stop by and play with us each week from Thursday to Tuesday for It’s Playtime and link up any play based posts, or find new ways to play! There’s usually around 100 ideas for playing! Not sure if you got the right stuff? Be sure to read How To Play first!
– Henry is 3 years old –
– George is 8 months old –