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The best ever no-cook playdough recipe

The best ever no-cook playdough recipe We’ve been working with children for many years and play dough is the fail safe way to engage and excite little hands and minds! It is a brilliant sensory and fine motor tool that is ridiculously easy to make and SO much better than any of the versions you…

Why children need to play

Why children need to play With increasing emphasis at school on developing academic skills in children at younger and younger ages, what role does pretend play have in early childhood? Is the idea of play merely a throwback to another time when we did not have as much information about how children learn to read…

Keep your child learning

Tips to keep your child learning during the holidays. It’s summer time and the living is easy! But you probably noticed that’s when most children tend to fall behind in their schooling for the upcoming year. This “summer slide” refers to the way children can forget what they have learned during the previous school year…

Tips on teaching your child to share.

Tips on teaching your child to share. Learning to share can be a challenge for younger children. Not only is sharing a skill they need for play and educational purposes throughout their childhood but it plays an important part in bonding with other children around them. Don’t worry Moms and Dads, teaching your child the…

Tips on how TV can be good for kids

Tips on how TV can be good for kids The following are guidelines from child experts that you can put into play to protect your child from the bad effects of TV, and perhaps use TV for their benefit instead: No TV for under twos The American Academy of Pediatrics does not recommend letting your…