Use recycled materials to create 4 homemade toys for babies and toddlers! They are simple to make, cost very little to put together and are great for promoting fine and gross motor skills, concentration, curiosity and cause and effect, amongst other benefits. 4 DIY Baby and Toddler Toys for Motor Skills
Here is a go-to list of great quality, tried and tested toys for babies and toddlers that provide plenty of opportunities for open-ended play and learning! Pin it and share with family and friends as a handy reference for future present buying for Christmas and birthdays, or as a guide to creating a baby and
Continue reading Top Toy List for Babies and Toddlers!
Here is a list of my favourite toys and resources for young children aged 2 to 6, which all promote open-ended play, curiosity, independence and creativity!
Over on my Facebook page recently many readers asked me to put together a list
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To celebrate reaching 5000 wonderful followers on Facebook and the end of the successful 30 Days to Hands on Play Challenge, I have a WONDERFUL wooden cake set from John Crane toys to give away to one reader in time for Christmas! Wow!
The High Tea Shape Sorter from the fabulous Wooden Toy Shop. co.uk is such a beautiful toy, made
Continue reading It’s Playtime! … and a wonderful wooden toy gift for one of you!
I recently received some Hama Beads sets for the girls to try out from a fabulous UK, family based company called Craft Merrily. Fantastic!
At first I thought these would be too fiddly for Cakie, but what arrived in the post were just perfect! The Maxi Hama Beads are designed for younger children,
Continue reading Hama Beads and a lovely new sponsor!