Gift Ideas

10 Cute Animals Playing With Cute Toy Animals

At the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, a male koala joey sits next to a toy koala in an attempt to make taking his weight easier. The little guy left his mother’s pouch after six months for the first time, and is one of two newborn koala joeys. Cats are experts at amusing themselves with toys. [...]

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 [...]