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Play & Learning

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.

Best Pilker Triangle For Kids

Best Pilker Triangle For Kids

Wondering what a Pikler Triangle is and why it’s so beneficial for your tot’s cognitive and physical development? In this article, we look at the history of the Pikler triangle, the developmental benefits and share why we love Lily & River’s made in the USA Climbing Triangle and Ramp Sets!

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Non-Toxic Art Supplies For Babies and Toddlers – The Tot Guide

Non-Toxic Art Supplies For Babies and Toddlers – The Tot Guide

Arts & crafts are a wonderful way to help encourage and develop your child’s fine motor skills, imagination and creativity. But what if the supplies they’re using are toxic and potentially harmful?

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What Is Open Ended Play – The Tot Guide

What Is Open Ended Play – The Tot Guide

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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The Must-Have Play Mat That Packs Away

The Must-Have Play Mat That Packs Away

Babies and kids spend a lot of time playing on the floor, which is why play mats are an absolute essential! Unfortunately, many mainstream options aren’t aesthetically pleasing and can take up too much space. Lucky for us – Famokids is on the scene! Find out why we’re obsessed with this safe, stylish and versatile play mat.

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The Best Montessori Toys That Grow With Your Child

The Best Montessori Toys That Grow With Your Child

Looking for toys that provide the right level of challenge and opportunity for creativity to keep children engaged for years? Us too! In this article Montessori Teacher and Writer, Christina Clemer, chats about what to look for in a Montessori-inspired toy and shares her favorite picks from The Tot.

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