Teacher Tom: Natural Consequences
Not Just Cute: The Disembodied Mind
Let the Children Play: The Importance of Roughhousing
If you are looking for ideas for your classroom there are HUNDREDS of ideas at the website below. I have done several of the activities found on this blog in only the few months I have been following it.
Irresistible Ideas for Play Based Learning
For anyone who is interested in some reading that isn't so "light" here are some books I have recently read that I highly recommend.
Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives by Mem Fox
Play: The Foundation that Supports the House of Higher Learning by Lisa Murphy
Learning to Read and Write: Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Young Children Susan Neuman, Carol Copple, Sue Bredekamp