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Kids love to learn through play. We want to help facilitate and foster a life long love of learning through fun games, educational toys and hands-on activities.

Teaching children to care for the earth

by on Friday, April 15, 2016 9:37:00 AM

April is Earth Month so it is a perfect time to start talking about conservation with your child. Earth Day is April 22, here are some fun activities you can do with your child during Earth Month and on Earth Day. Enjoy Nature One of the best ways to get children to care about nature is to help them love nature. Spend time in nature is a great way to help kids see the beauty of nature. You could go for a walk in the woods, to the beach, or to other nature areas near your neighborhood. As you...


The best age for kids to start doing chores

by on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 9:58:00 AM

Kids are messy. It is nearly impossible to keep a house clean when children are in it. Parents spend all of nap time cleaning, and when their kids wake up, BOOM, messy. Chores are good for kids because they improve self-esteem, help children become good team players, give children independence, and kids just like to help out. It is especially important to start young, it gives kids good habits to depend on later in life. This blog will give a general layout of chores that your child can do and...


What do kids learn through dress up play?

by on Monday, April 11, 2016 12:40:00 PM

Most kids love dressing up in Mom or Dad’s clothes, wearing costumes, and pretending to be a doctor, parent, or astronaut. You can give your child a costume and they will be occupied for hours. Playing dress up is not only fun, it also is a learning tool for children. Today’s topic will talk about what kids can learn from dressing up in costumes, and how parents and guardians can encourage it. Learning empathy There is a lot of debate whether we are born with empathy or if it is learned. What...


10 Screen-Free Activities to try on Road Trips

by on Friday, April 08, 2016 10:28:00 AM

With technology, it can be so easy for us to rely on a screen for entertainment – or, let our children stare at a screen instead of engaging with the outside world. Of course, there are benefits to TVs and smartphones, it can become the go-to source of fun for many little ones during downtime. This far too often the case during long road trips, during which parents are in the front seats driving and navigating, hoping dvds and tablets will distract the kids in the back long enough to get...


Active Toys for Kids to Get moving this Spring

by on Wednesday, April 06, 2016 8:58:00 AM

Many parents and kids eagerly look forward to the spring season and all of the wonderful things that it will bring. Indeed, spring carries with it promises of warmer weather and a relief from the frigid temperature of the winter months, as well as longer days and later nights that we can spend together with our little ones as a family. Of course, as a direct result of the warmer weather, children are also able to spend more time outdoors during the spring months, moving around and remaining...


6 Fun and Stylish Toys for Your Little Stylist

by on Monday, April 04, 2016 12:38:00 PM

As parents, we know that it is not uncommon for our children to develop a taste and even love for fashion and style as they start to assert their independence. They may witness their friends sporting popular styles, or even see a number of different fashion statements in popular culture or while out with their friends, and want to emulate this using the materials they have available to them. Making jewelry that your children and their friends can wear will give them a sense of pride and...


Family-Friendly April Fools’ Pranks for the Kids

by on Thursday, March 31, 2016 12:39:00 PM

The spring season has just officially begun, which has left parents and children across the country looking forward to the promise of warmer weather. But in addition to higher temperatures, the truly mischievous among us have set our sights on an upcoming holiday filled with fun and foolishness – April Fools’ Day. Indeed, April Fools’ Day is the perfect time to play fun and harmless practical jokes on those we love. But before you let the kids run wild with their ideas, make sure to take steps...

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How to Build Your Own Kite for National Kite Month

by on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 12:06:00 PM

Flying a kite is, perhaps, one of the most wonderful activities to try as the warmer weather approaches. Indeed, the arrival of spring often brings with it warm and windy days, which provide the perfect environment for letting a kite fly up into the sky above. Of course, you can always head to the store with your little ones and purchase any of the kites that you see on the shelves. However, this month, in honor of March being National Kite Month, we are encouraging parents and children...


Five Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids for National Nutrition Month

by on Monday, March 28, 2016 12:55:00 PM

The importance of proper nutrition for children truly cannot be overstated. Indeed, a healthy diet allows kids to focus during school and other activities, gives them the fuel they need to remain active throughout the day, and can ensure that they are receiving all of the nutrients they need in order to live a healthy life. Of course, with busy schedules and picky kids, it’s not always easy to get our little ones to eat right throughout the day. Indeed, many children are often more inclined to...


Gardening Activities to Enjoy with Your Child this Spring

by on Friday, March 25, 2016 12:43:00 PM

Spring is a wonderful season when the snow starts melting and the earth starts to bloom. It is a great time to spend time outdoors with your child and start teaching them about how plant-life grows. This blog post will give you great ideas for activities you can do with your child to teach him or her about growing plants. Whether you are doing experiments, growing flowers, or vegetables, gardening is a wonderful activity for adults and children alike. For Little ones…For younger children it is...


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