Gift Ideas

A Puzzling World of Fun

Who doesn’t love a puzzle? Whether you’re young or old, puzzles can provide a fun and relaxing form of entertainment and even learning! As a child, puzzles are an educational toy that can be enjoyed alone on a rainy day indoors or together when “there’s nothing to do.” Puzzles help children develop fine motor skills, thinking [...]

Science Kits for Kids: from Childrens Play to Rocketships

A science kit may seem like an idea from days gone by; a curiosity you might buy at a general store or a Woolworths, but that idea could not be further from reality. As a parent (or teacher) you are looking for ways to give your child a head start on learning. A box of [...]

Pretend Play – Transporting your Imagination!

Let’s strap on our thinking caps, get our creative juices flowing, imagine, and PLAY! “Pretend play” is a wonderful combination of these exhilarating activities – and an engaging favorite of all children! One of the most wonderful things about children is their amazing wonder and uninhabited creativity. You can give a child one empty cardboard [...]

Gift Ideas for a 3 Year Old

If you are a grandparent or perhaps an aunt or uncle, who doesn’t have children then shopping for a best birthday gift for a 3 year old girl or boy is not that easy. There are so many toys out there that how could you possibly know what is the best toy is. If you are unsure [...]

Inspiring creativity in your child

One of the best ways to help the development of a young mind is to encourage creative thought. It is important to realize that creativity is more than just arts and crafts – it is a process of thought. Helping your children to express themselves through different mediums helps develop different aspects of thinking. The [...]

Choosing educational baby toys

After two hours in a toy store, picking a PERFECT toy for your PERFECT baby, you finally proudly present another cute and cuddly fluffy to your little precious child only to find out, that this toy is destined to be collecting dust just like your baby’s other possessions in the toy chest. What’s wrong? According [...]