The Emerald Starling (Lamprotornis iris) is also known as the Iris Glossy Starling. It is a small starling with a metallic green crown, upper body, wings and tail. One of the smallest species among starlings, the Emerald Starling is distributed in West Africa. It inhabits lowlands and savanna of Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea and Sierra Leone.
We believe that exuberant, boisterous, rough-and-tumble play supports preschoolers’ development. Energetic big body play lets children use language, understand cause and effect, and learn how to negotiate, take turns, compromise, and make and follow rules. Vigorous big body play is a great way to support physical development. Because children enjoy it so much, they tend to play for a long time.