Author: Alysia Marshall-Seslar

Hello, I'm Alysia (uh-lee-shuh), a developmental therapist for infants and toddlers with a B.S. in Early Childhood Education and a minor in Special Education. As the founder of Well Beings with Alysia, I'm demystifying child development for parents and early educators. Learn how to introduce the play-based activities, books, nature materials, and toys I use in classrooms and early intervention. Contact me: alysia@wellbeingswithalysia.com
Benefits of Interactive Learning: Teaching Kids in a Tech World 

Benefits of Interactive Learning: Teaching Kids in a Tech World 

Interactive learning is an educational approach based on kids’ active participation. Instead of a video or lecture, children learn by playing, collaborating with others, and exploring their environment. Keep reading to learn about the benefits of interactive learning in early childhood.  Experts recommend limiting screen time, especially during early childhood (0-8 years). That’s because screen…

Incredible Benefits of Play Dough: Guide for Parents & Teachers

Incredible Benefits of Play Dough: Guide for Parents & Teachers

Play dough is a fantastic tool for supporting young children’s learning and development. It is an interactive, open-ended activity that gives children a chance to be creative. Play dough promotes growth in all learning domains, including cognitive, physical, language, and social-emotional. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of play dough in early childhood….

The Most Interesting Spring Facts for Kids (2024): Nature & Traditions

The Most Interesting Spring Facts for Kids (2024): Nature & Traditions

Updated January 21, 2024 Welcome springtime with interesting and fun spring facts! Children encounter the magic of spring from March through June in the Northern Hemisphere. Help children connect to the wonder of sunnier days, warmer weather, blossoms, and busy animals. The experiences of springtime in childhood can last a lifetime. Facts to Introduce Spring…