Pre-School (3-4 Years Old)

How to introduce your pre-schooler to purposeful play and get them started on building independence.

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The Toniebox: The Screen-Free Toy For Kids That Will Transform Your Child’s Playtime

Today’s kids are growing up with technology as their go-to for entertainment which is NOT a good thing. The Toniebox allows children to have an engaging, relaxing, inspirational, screen-free alternative. Why Are Screen-Free Toys So Important? It’s important to stress that I’m not saying that ALL tech toys for kids are necessarily bad, but there…

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The Best Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers [Gifts for Ages 1 to 4 Years]

The Best Educational Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers The best toys for toddlers and preschoolers are going to be simple, open-ended toys that can span multiple age ranges. Here is a simple gift guide that focuses on more open-ended toys that are suitable for toddlers and preschoolers and promotes more active play. Keep in mind that…

Helpful guidelines for selecting developmentally appropriate toys for children 1-10 years old!

The question I get the most when people want to create a playroom and toys that encourage independent play is, “How do I choose a developmentally appropriate toy that my child will actually play with?”  My most straightforward answer is to choose open-ended toys that are safe for your child’s age.    While it may be…