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Play & Learning

Not only is playing fun, it teaches toddlers about the world around them and enhances their development. Find out how you can support your child through play-based learning.

Back-To-School Essentials That Will Get Your Kids Excited About Returning To Campus

Back-To-School Essentials That Will Get Your Kids Excited About Returning To Campus

This year, students are actually going back to school (hurray!), which means they’ll need supplies, and lots of them. Making the process of picking out everything from clothes and shoes to pencil cases and lunch boxes a team effort is a great way to help your child feel prepared and excited for the coming year.

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Reducing Stress And Anxiety With Playdough

Reducing Stress And Anxiety With Playdough

Learning to manage and express your emotions isn’t always easy, especially when you’re a toddler or child. Kids often feel anxious, angry or sad when they can’t process what’s going on around them, which is why many therapists are recommending playdough play therapy.

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Montessori-Inspired Toys That Grow With Your Child

Montessori-Inspired 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 Montessori-inspired toys and shares her favorite picks from The Tot.

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Summer Fun: Great Ideas To Keep Your Kids Entertained

Summer Fun: Great Ideas To Keep Your Kids Entertained

With all the topsy-turvy changes this past school year — from remote classes to quarantined pods, limited socializing, and way too much screen time — it’s time to unplug and enjoy time with your kids. Here are nine ideas for creating your own summer fun.

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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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