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How Does Sensory Play Help a Child's Emotional Development?

How Does Sensory Play Help a Child's Emotional Development?

As a parent it can be difficult to identify which sensory toys are the most appropriate for our children, never mind...
What is the Advantage of Using Puppets in Teaching?

What is the Advantage of Using Puppets in Teaching?

Some people may believe that puppets are just another form of play for children and that they have nothing to do with...
Benefits of Maths Toys

Benefits of Maths Toys

When it comes to developing your children’s maths skills, people tend to think of homework activities or counting gam...
Engineering Toy Benefits

Engineering Toy Benefits

As a parent, it is sometimes difficult to identify whether a particular type of toy holds any developmental benefits...
How Does Block Play Help with Physical Development?

How Does Block Play Help with Physical Development?

As parents, we are often searching for toys and activities that will keep our children entertained whilst providing t...
How Do Board Games Help Social Development?

How Do Board Games Help Social Development?

As parents we understand how fun board games are, but are often unaware that they can also support the development of ke...