Donna Falcone joined our Artist’s Way book club on a whim—and wrote down a dream. Six years later, a beautiful, unexpected thing has occurred.
10 Surprising Ways to Help a Child Learn to Read
Helping a child learn to read doesn’t require jumping from an airplane. Donna Falcone says you can start with the simple act of play—and other surprising ways.
Emotional Literacy in the Preschool Classroom
How a doll named Bobbie who loved being a builder helped a classroom of preschoolers understand themselves and develop compassion.
The Alchemy of Song
Donna Falcone reflects on the ways that song has helped her find herself since childhood.
Tea Tastes Like Love
The fragrance of tea takes Donna Falcone back to another time, another place, stirring memories of illness, of family, of love.
Building Minds: Block Play as a Writing, Thinking, and Math Tool
Through constructive block play—which is actually a form of story-making—children use their hands and bodies to build their minds.
Creative Writing Workshops: Festival of Women Writers
Donna Falcone discovered some creative writing workshops at the inaugural Festival of Women Writers at Hobart Book Village in New York.