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.
We tested thousands of toys and selected the best on the market in a range of categories, including open-ended toys, wooden toys, literacy and numeracy toys, travel toys and more.
Plastic is bad for our health and the environment, but it’s so hard to avoid. Here are some healthy alternatives to plastic and a selection of our favorite products.
As advocates of play-based learning, we’ve teamed up with expert early learning educators to curate the toys and activities you need to help your tot reach developmental milestones, learn important life skills and build the confidence needed to enter a formal learning environment. Perfect for newborns up to Age 6, The Tot Play & Learn Sets are the screen-free educational tool you’ve been looking for.
In an industry that’s still quite unregulated, a lot of potentially harmful ingredients can be found lurking in plastic toys, especially when they come from overseas. If you’re like us – after safe alternatives – then you’re going to want to check out these 25 wooden toys your kids will actually want to play with!
Getting to play outside allows children to strengthen their muscles, soak up Vitamin D, build their confidence and explore the world around them. To make the most of fun under the sun, here are our Tot-approved toy picks for outdoor play.
The best imaginary play items are those that allow for open-ended play and enable your child to lead and guide the play to new levels. In this article, Early Childhood Expert, Anastasia Moloney, shares her top toy picks to facilitate imaginary play!
When it comes to a child’s cognitive and physical development, they actually need far fewer toys and tools than you think! In this article, we’ll look at the one toy the National Association for the Education of Young Children believes every classroom should have.
These toys may just seem like fun and games, when in fact, they are an important step in your child’s learning, growth and development.
BPA in your baby’s socks? Lead in plastic toys? Formaldehyde in furniture? Phthalates in your air freshener? Find out which toxic materials your family should be avoiding and why.
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!