With the COVID-19 lockdown rolling straight into the long school summer holidays, many parents, and in particular many mums are struggling with meeting the consistent demands of their multiple roles.
Interaction with adults and other children is vital to every child’s development. However, ‘experts’ say that it’s just as important that children of all ages have time to play by themselves.
Many are unaware of how instrumental toys can be in fostering the development of children, and how toys can continue to shape the abilities and skills children need for life. Experts strongly agree that children learn by playing and toys are the instruments that allow them to discover the world they live in.
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I love Christmas, I always have. The build up, the planning, the mulled wine, the excitement, the festivities and time with the family, did I mention the mulled wine? That bit between Christmas and New Year is odd though. If you aren’t working it can be great downtime and a chance to recover from all […]
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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 […]
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 […]