What Exactly is a Busy Board, and How does it Benefit Children?
11 December

What Exactly is a Busy Board, and How does it Benefit Children?

If you've ever wondered, "What is a sensory board, Montessori board, or busy board?" then read on to find out why these toys are so popular and why you should get one for your child. Busy boards have a simple philosophy: they are mostly made of wood and include real items for kids to explore. Busy boards are designed to encourage the development of sensory and fine motor skills in children aged 6 months to preschool. When children learn to grab objects, they want to play with anything they can get their hands on. A sensory board includes door knockers and handles, light switches, ribbons, laces, buttons, and other similar elements. Montessori boards, on the other hand, come with real-life tools such as nuts, bolts, screwdrivers, wrenches, and other similar elements. (Montessori boards are only recommended for children aged three and up.)     By touching the board and playing...
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Why Are Wooden Toys Better Than Other Types of Toys?
03 December

Why Are Wooden Toys Better Than Other Types of Toys?

Wooden toys have been around for centuries and are still popular today for a reason. If you're reading this, I'm guessing you're feeling overwhelmed by all of the different types of toys and aren't sure what's best for your child! But don't worry, read this blog completely to get answers to all of your questions.Is there such a thing as the ideal toy? If so, wooden toys may be the closest thing. While some people believe that wooden toys are outdated in comparison to the high-flying, tech-savvy modern toys available today, wooden toys are actually far superior to plastic toys in terms of the environment, your child's safety, and your bank account. Wooden toys are not only appealing to the eye, but they also provide numerous advantages that other types of toys do not. Here are a few reasons why you should choose wooden toys: They are better for the...
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Creative Toy Storage Ideas to Reduce Clutter in Small Spaces
23 October

Creative Toy Storage Ideas to Reduce Clutter in Small Spaces

Every parent wants the best for their children, and in their early years, that often means lavishing them with toys! Toys can be a valuable tool in helping babies' and children's brains develop, keeping them happy and thriving, and allowing Mom and Dad a moment of peace.However, toys have always been the source of the most clutter in my home, and I'm sure most moms feel the same way. My parents gave me a few toys as a child, and they were unconcerned about ordering them. However, because children nowadays have an abundance of toys, puzzle board games, and craft supplies, parents are concerned about items strewn across the floor.I've learned a few tricks over the years to help me keep the toy chaos under control, especially since I lived in a small space. And today I'm going to share some of my favorite toy storage ideas for small spaces. I...
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Fine Motor Skills and Their Importance in Early Childhood
12 October

Fine Motor Skills and Their Importance in Early Childhood

What Exactly Are Fine Motor Skills? The refined use of the small muscles in the hand that control the palm, fingers, and thumb is referred to as fine motor skills. We rely on these skills for many daily tasks that allow us to care for ourselves and be independent, such as dressing, eating lunch, and writing. It is important that children develop fine motor skills. Everyone understands how this will affect early writing, but this is only a small part of the picture. These skills develop naturally over time and can be aided by experimenting with toys and activities that encourage the development of this small muscle. These small muscles in the hand, like any other muscle, must be strengthened to develop strength and dexterity. Working on activities that promote the development of your mini humans' fine motor skills will allow them to become more independent in eating their dinner,...
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Best Indoor and Outdoor Play Activities for Children
03 October

Best Indoor and Outdoor Play Activities for Children

Physical activity is essential for a child's development. As your children grow, they learn a variety of new physical and social skills. Including daily indoor and outdoor activities in your routine is a great way to encourage this development. Coming up with fun activities for kids can be difficult because there are many things that your children may not want to do no matter how enjoyable you make them. Many of the things to do with kids that you try to start will fail, which is why having a wide variety of fun games for kids is a good idea. Take at least 20 minutes each day to enjoy outdoor play. Try to have outdoor time throughout the day in a variety of settings where your child can explore. There are many great indoor activities for kids, outdoor games for kids, and kids sports games to play, and it's worthwhile to...
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