‘Small world play’ is an important part of the way preschoolers in particular play, and a great way for little ones to learn.
BRIO is a brand that we’ve been buying for years. To me, these are the toys that at some point I will carefully pack away and keep safely for our grandchildren.
The inquisitive child I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve seen parents roll their eyes or respond “just because” when their child has asked them a question. I’ve done it myself, normally when I’m in a hurry or doing several things at once – but I try not to. I try not to […]
What’s on your child’s Christmas list this year? Are the things they’ve asked for mainly gadgets or are there some traditional toys on there too? Microscopes, modelling clay and magic kits were among the top toys adults believe children should experience while growing up, according to a study. A poll of 2,000 parents also found […]
Stockings – they are one of my favourite things about Christmas. How about you? I love finding fun bits and bobs to pop in the Children’s stockings each year, in addition to those more traditional stocking fillers of course. The fun stocking fillers I’ve come across this year include a range of exciting products from […]
Have you heard of Anki Cozmo? A gifted little guy with a mind of his own. He’s a real-life robot packed full of things for children to do, from making friends with him and learning to say your name, to playing games that test your memory and agility. You can even create cool things for Cozmo […]
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 […]
Are you familiar with Tonka Toys? TONKA originated in 1947 in Mound, Minnesota originally created and manufactured by Mound Metalcraft (manufacturer of garden implements). The company began selling metal toys, which soon became the primary business. In November 1955, Mound Metalcraft changed its name to TONKA Toys Incorporated. The name TONKA comes from the Dakota […]