July 26, 2021

As a teacher, I know that fine motor skills are so incredibly important for school readiness. Our son Elliot is off to Prep next year so we’ve been trying to include more opportunities for him to develop is fine motor skills throughout his day. And one of the best ways to do this? Through play

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July 5, 2021

Small World Play is such an important part of early childhood development and it has numerous benefits for your little learners. As your child explores a small world, they’ll be developing their creativity and imaginative thinking as they create story lines and scenes. Oral language skills are developed as they role-play and narrate their thinking.

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June 28, 2021

Dr. Maria Montessori, an Italian educator & physician, described a “Prepared Environment” as a space specially created, keeping in mind the developmental needs of a child. She mentions in her book ‘The Secret of Childhood’ that “The first aim of the Prepared Environment is, as far as it is possible, to render the growing child

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June 21, 2021

There’s no denying that fine motor skills are an integral part of early childhood development. We use fine motor skills throughout our day for various self-care tasks and they are vital for learning how to make marks and eventually learn how to write. Little Toy Tribe are an Australian toy shop run by early childhood

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June 14, 2021

There’s no denying that Tuff Trays are becoming increasingly popular in homes and early childhood settings across the world. Sometimes they can be hard to source so I was so incredibly excited to be approached by our sponsor, Mess It Up, to bring you this post today! We have had our Tuff Tray for many

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