This is a guest post. Originally posted by Sara Bussandri @mindyourmama. 1. Wooden toys are more durable Let’s face it. Children aren’t exactly gentle when they play. Well, mine aren’t – not always. Plastic toys with small bits tend...
From Parents to Parents
Play is essential to the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical well-being of children beginning in early childhood. It is a natural tool for children to develop resiliency as they learn to cooperate, overcome challenges, and negotiate with others. Play also allows children to be creative. It provides time for parents to be fully engaged with their children, to bond with their children, and to see the world from the perspective of their child.
In this guest post Dawn from Every Day's A Mistery blog shares a lovely Christmas game with Flockmen. We think it is a perfect illustration of integrated learning whilst ticking all the boxes - #responsibleparenting #familytime #kidscrafts and much more. The aim...
Have you ever tried to bribe your children? Like have you promised to give them something if they do this or that?
I have. 😔
I have to confess that sometimes I have bribed my children with ice-cream, I’ve promised to play a game if they tidy up their room and the list goes on and on. I wish I was smarter. Wish I had more strength to preserve in moments when it was too much. Wish there was someone to learn from. Sometimes parents choose the easiest exit. I bet you know that too!
Finally, the beautiful autumn has revealed its full glory. It is such a perfect time to spend with children and embrace the diversity of nature - exploring the vast differences between leaves, their colour, shape and edges.