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.
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.
When I was pregnant with my first child, I had visions of us giggling at our inside jokes in my native French. Today, none of my daughters of speak it. Here’s where I went wrong…
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
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!
Author, communications director, former dancer and model Marisa Howard discusses her delightful Sissies Adventures board books and what it’s like to balance writing, parenting and working in the family business.
Looking for ways to build your child’s literacy and numeracy skills? In this article we look at why open ended toys are the key and share our top 10 picks!
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.
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.
The benefits of reading to children are undeniable. But when you read them stories that empower them to believe they can be whatever they want to be, the sky is the limit…
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 Montessori-inspired toys and shares her favorite picks from The Tot.