Part 1: What is rigor? Hint: It can be awesome rather than scary, but it will take some work.
Part 2: How do we achieve rigor? explores how to make play (materials and scenarios) challenging but developmentally appropriate.
Part 3: An important point challenges us to embrace rigor, even if that means being a bit uncomfortable, heck, even messy.
And don’t miss the ongoing series about Worthwhile Toys for the Early Years to ensure hours of fun and purposeful play without spending all of your money or having your house taken over by toys.