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Research shows that the best way for babies and young children to learn is through play. Find out how you can support your child’s development and growth.

30+ Gifts That Inspire Sensory Play – The Tot Guide

30+ Gifts That Inspire Sensory Play – The Tot Guide

Sensory play is any type of play that allows babies and children to see, touch, smell, taste and hear. In this article, we look at the numerous benefits of sensory play and share our top sensory toy picks!

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7 Simple Ways To Teach Kids About Gratitude

7 Simple Ways To Teach Kids About Gratitude

Teaching gratitude to young children is a tall order, especially since they’re often self-focused, impulsive and not yet able to grasp abstract concepts. With these simple actions and activities, you can help your child establish an ongoing practice of recognizing and expressing thanks.

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6 Simple Ways To Improve Your Child’s Concentration

6 Simple Ways To Improve Your Child’s Concentration

In today’s fast-paced world, we have to make a conscious effort to give our children time and space to develop their attention span. Montessori Educator, Christina Clemer shares six tips to help your child cut through the noise

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The Benefits Of Open-Ended Play

The Benefits Of Open-Ended Play

When children engage in open ended play, they’re encouraged to use their imaginations, creativity and problem solving skills, which is crucial for their cognitive and physical development. But what exactly is open-ended play and how can you facilitate it? In this article, we break down the ideology behind open ended play and share our favorite multi-use toys!

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15 Simple Things That Inspire A Sense Of Well-Being

15 Simple Things That Inspire A Sense Of Well-Being

The saying, “The best things in life are free” rings true when it comes to well-being. Getting out into nature, practicing kindness, playing, dancing, listening to music and reading together are just a few of the things you can do with your child to ignite a feeling of joy, wonder and connectedness.

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5 Ways To Encourage Language Development In Young Children

5 Ways To Encourage Language Development In Young Children

Are you looking for ways to help your babbling baby start forming words? In this article, early learning educator, Christina Clemer, shares 5 simple tips to help your tot develop rich language from the start as well as her favorite educational toy picks.

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