When it comes to play-based learning, kids often gravitate towards small world play because it allows them to use their imaginations in wild and wonderful ways. In this article, we look at the benefits of small world play as well as which toys are best for encouraging hours of creative and educational fun.
Play & Learning
Preschoolers sharpen their social, emotional and cognitive skills through play. Find out how to support their learning with a range of engaging games and activities.
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.
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 Sprout’s made in the USA Climbing Triangle and Ramp Set!
From a veggie patch kit that can be cared for inside or out to the ultimate non-toxic arts & crafts set, here are 10 activity toys kids aged 2 to 10 will love!
Looking for ways to help foster your child’s early literacy skills? From magnatabs to flash cards to puzzle pairs, here are the best toys to help your tot learn to read and write plus all the ways you can play with them!
No parent wants to constantly referee their kids’ disputes. These 3 Montessori-inspired rules can help your children coexist peacefully together in a shared play space, without constant adult intervention.
Made of renewable rubber wood and painted with non-toxic, water-based paints, these heirloom-quality gifts from Tender Leaf Toys are just the thing you need for memory-making with the grandkids!
Use these tools from the Montessori classroom to help your own tot learn to read and, more importantly, to love the process.
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 16 toy picks to facilitate imaginary play!
Sensory play is important for forming nerve connections between the body and brain. In this article, we look at how Dough Parlour’s non-toxic dough sets can help kids hone their fine motor skills, think creatively and work through anxiety while having fun!