This week would have been half term if the children had been in school, so we decided to take a break from formal learning and do much more outside in the lovely sunshine.
We’ve collected tons of board games over the years. We always take a couple when we go away, but generally speaking ‘real life’ is so manic that there is rarely any time to just sit down and play a game.
If your baby is growing into a toddler, you might be looking for some new toys which will hold their interest and keep them learning and developing as they play. Here we have rounded up some of the very best educational toys for toddlers aged 1 – 3 years old, so you can find something which will challenge and entertain them, and will transform playtime into a fun learning experience.
One of the things I love about watching the children play is how their play is inspired and enhanced by what they have seen, whether that’s on TV, or a real life experience.
Mattel Toys are probably a brand you’ve heard of, but have you heard about Mattel Play? Are your little ones fans of Thomas and Friends, Bob the Builder and his gang and Fireman Sam? If so, be sure to check out the impressive interactive play facilities at Mattel Play, located in the Albert Dock in Liverpool.
From the moment your children are born their learning journey begins and they are sponges of life and all it encompasses. Get your free printable here to support learning.
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Sometimes as parents we might look at our children’s toys and think they are just part of their leisure time, but it’s so important to remember that playing is how children learn in the early years. Therefore, the toys they have can be quite important and influential. I love to watch (hiding so they can’t […]