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Traditional Toys for Modern Kids

Traditional Toys for Modern Kids

By Allie White Cognitive Skills Communication Confidence Creative Developmental Imagination Imaginative play Language Development Social Skills Traditional Toys Wooden Toys

What do you think of when you hear ‘traditional toys’? My mind immediately goes to a stick and hoop but I think that is because I have secretly always wanted to live in Victorian times! When we talk about traditional toys, what we really mean is those that stand the...

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Counting on Number Games!

Counting on Number Games!

By Allie White Counting Counting Songs Early Years Maths Maths Games Number Number Games Numeracy Numeracy Skills Social Skills

Children love number games and counting songs which are just brilliant for encouraging those early numeracy skills. From early years, using fingers and toes to counting steps, blocks, pieces of pasta, there are resources all around to inspire children to count. There are excellent games for them once they have...

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Embracing Engineering at any age

Embracing Engineering at any age

By Allie White Construction Toy Decision Making Design Engineering Engineering Toy Equality Investigation Problem Solving Scientist STEM Young Engineer

STEM products are always really popular with children of all ages and engineering toys are beginning to come into their own (having watched Science, Technology and Maths get lauded left, right and centre!). Engineers are awesome – so much of what we utilise on a daily basis relies on their...

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Wonderful Wooden Puzzles

Wonderful Wooden Puzzles

By Allie White Cognitive Skills Durable Educational Educational Toys Family Fun Fine Motor Skills Pincer Grip Problem Solving Puzzles Social Skills Wooden Puzzles Wooden Toys

Wooden puzzles come in all shapes and sizes, suitable for nearly everyone! A puzzle is a game or toy in which you have to fit separate pieces together correctly. It is designed with an objective, an end goal for the puzzler to achieve – whether this is a lovely picture...

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Toys & Gifts for 10-year-olds

Toys & Gifts for 10-year-olds

By Allie White Coding Ideas Coding Toys Creative Creativity Educational Games Educational Gifts Ideas Gifts for 10 Year Olds Online Safety Toys for 10 Year Olds

Want to buy toys for 10-year-olds? Not easy, is it, unless it is your own child! I am always bemused when someone asks me what they should buy their child, giving me age as a guide rather than the child’s interests. We all know that children are so different and...

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Educational Toys and Games

Educational Toys and Games

By Allie White Development Developmental Education Educational Games Educational Gifts Ideas Educational Toys Family Fun Family Learning Fine Motor Skills Gross Motor Skills Home Learning Home Learning Games Language Development Learning at home Learning Fun Learning through play Motor skills Toddler toys Toddlers Toys for Toddlers

Research shows that educational toys are an important part of a child’s development. Educational toys and games contribute to good intellectual, social and motor development – they can help develop problem solving skills, teach about conflict resolution and how cause and effect work. They also teach children about sharing, help...

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Best Binoculars for Children

Best Binoculars for Children

By Allie White Binoculars Birdwatching GeoSafari Kidnoculars Magnification Nature Skywatching Stargazing STEM Wildlife

This is the perfect time of the year to think about buying binoculars for your children! Our gardens start to transform in Springtime and we welcome a variety of birds and bugs. Children are naturally curious but it is hard to get close enough to identify a bird, especially when...

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Terrific Toddler Toys!

Terrific Toddler Toys!

By Allie White BigJigs Djeco Fine Motor Skills Gross Motor Skills Melissa & Doug Motor skills Toddler Toys Toddlers Wooden Toys

The best toddler toys are appealing because they satisfy the whole spectrum of toddler needs and, as any parent knows, that is one big changeable pot of fun! I love the ‘toddler rules of possession’ but there are some other toddler rules which we should also remember: laugh at anything,...

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Exploring space toys

Exploring space toys

By Allie White Information Processing Research Science Solar System Space Space Science Space Toys STEAM STEM Telescopes

Children are very excited about Space Toys at the moment – the recent Mars mission had us all on the edge of our seats and has reignited an interest in all things out of this world! (For those of you who missed it, Perseverance (a one-tonne NASA rover) landed on...

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Fun Easter activities for all ages

Fun Easter activities for all ages

By Allie White Activities Art Christian Craft Customs Easter Egg Rabbit Traditions

Easter activities can take all manner of forms. Last week I talked about the all encompassing Egg Hunt (I am planning this year’s at the moment for my grown up children in the form of some sort of geocaching activity). For those wanting something more crafty, there are some super...

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Easter Books - all the fun of the Egg Hunt!

Easter Books - all the fun of the Egg Hunt!

By Allie White Books Easter Egg Hunt Family Fun Lift-The-Flap

Easter will soon be here and many parents are looking for more than just chocolate to excite their children! We have always given Easter gifts – something small, usually crafty or a book – which give the children something to do whilst they eat their eggs! Easter books are great...

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Learning to tell the time

Learning to tell the time

By Allie White Fractions Home Learning Learning at home Maths Teaching Time Telling the Time Time Times Tables

Telling the time is an important skill in everyday life, but some children find it very tricky to learn.  It does help if your child has an awareness of time, how it relates to their own experiences (talk about morning, noon, night; “good morning, it’s 7 o’clock, time to get...

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