Sensorial play is the missing link between playing and learning for young children. It teaches children the five senses and why they are essential. It can also prepare a child for patience, manners, creativity, cooperation, and respect. Sensory play is… Read more
*Updated May 2022* Whenever I share articles about keeping kids occupied with fun activities, I also like to add a bit of a disclaimer. It’s ok for kids to be bored. In fact, it’s an important part of child development…. Read more
*Updated April 2022* What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of educational toys for 2 year old’s? Do you think of flashy “learning” toys that can teach the alphabet, numbers, letters, colors, shapes, etc? Toys… Read more
*Updated March 2022* Indoor play forts for kids are simple to set up and offer many ways to foster open ended creative pretend play. Building forts as a kid was so much fun, I still have so many fond memories!… Read more
Simple toys for toddlers are all around us! Some are regular household items you might not even think of using as a toy, however your toddler may see something in it that you didn’t. Here is a list of “toys” every toddler should have access too!
Outdoor activities for preschoolers should not be taken for granted. In fact, children are spending less time outdoors than ever before and this is impacting their development. So here are 5 great reasons to get your kids outside! Plus, read… Read more
*Updated February 2022* Children thrive outside but every year, studies show that less and less time is spent outdoors by children. This is where forest schools can come into play! Have you heard of them before? If not, below is a brief… Read more
*Updated February 2022* Isn’t it funny that with so many toys, gadgets and electronics on the market these days children still love playing with cardboard? This really shows that when it comes to child development and play, simplicity is often… Read more