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.
It is so important to teach young children about the emergency services and what to do in an emergency. Even very young children can start to learn about all the different emergency services and who does what. Do your children know who to call in an emergency if the adult they were with was unable […]
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 […]
Play is such an important part of children’s early years development. Play helps children’s brains to develop, it improves the fine and gross motor skills, and helps them to develop their language and communication skills. Social skills are also developed through playing with other children, and problem-solving skills are developed both in solo play and […]
What is bath time like in your house? I’ve written about bath time many times, with everything from establishing a good bath time routine, to the fantasy vs reality of bath time with children. I’ve said before that bathtime can be bonkers in our house, but at least non of the children are afraid of water! Quite […]