11 Cool Garbage Truck Toys for Kids

There’s nothing garbage about these garbage truck toys for kids! Whether your child loves to help taking out the trash (yeah, right!) waiting outside in the morning to wave to the garbage man, they’ll love having a garbage truck of their very own. Like cranes and bulldozers, toy garbage trucks are extra fun: they can…

Our Koala Crate Experience Was Music To Our Ears

Our Koala Crate Experience Was Music To Our Ears

Most of the STEM subscription boxes are targeted at older children. The Koala Crate from Kiwi Crate is not like most subscription boxes.  And if you are looking to get a great gift for a young child, that’s great news for you. We’ve done a hands-on review of the Koala Crate in order to give…

7 Most Comfortable Cot Mattresses for Your Little Tike

7 Most Comfortable Cot Mattresses for Your Little Tike

Buying a mattress for your baby is no easy task. You have to make sure that everything is in order before you pull the trigger. Finding a comfortable bed for yourself is much easier than finding the perfect blend of support and comfort for a growing child. Finding a mattress that is firm enough for…

15 Strategies for Keeping Children Safe at Places of Worship

15 Strategies for Keeping Children Safe at Places of Worship

The children are an integral part of places of worship. Their safety is paramount! With many hidden dangers when caring for children, it is very important to adopt policies and procedures to protect them. Below, are a list of strategies for keeping children safe at places of worship. Have clear plans and procedures, a well-trained…

9 Lunch Boxes and Accessories for Kids

9 Lunch Boxes and Accessories for Kids

Ask almost any kid what their favorite part of the day was and they’re likely to tell you lunchtime and recess! Having a break in the middle of the school day helps students to socialize, spend some pent-up energy, and most importantly, refuel for the remainder of their lessons. Whether they’re ordering from the cafeteria…

9 Magna Doodle Toys: Imagine, Draw, Erase and Repeat

9 Magna Doodle Toys: Imagine, Draw, Erase and Repeat

There’s a lot to be said about the creative process: it’s engaging, stimulating, imaginative and messy. And it always seems that kids want to draw or paint when you’re about to run out the door, or you’ve just cleaned the house. If you find yourself reluctant to pull out the markers and finger paints at these inconvenient times,…

7 Best Fisher Price Little People Toys for Playful Development

7 Best Fisher Price Little People Toys for Playful Development

The wonderful world of Fisher Price Little People toys is bursting with cute creatures, fun families, and creative car sets. Their colorful, chunky, child-friendly toys are specifically designed for little fingers and developing minds, emphasizing discovery, imaginative play, and family values. There’s something for every budget from individual toys to huge interactive playsets. Here are…

Marbotic Smart Letters and Numbers Review: Tech Toys With A Soul (and Major Fun Factor!)

Marbotic Smart Letters and Numbers Review: Tech Toys With A Soul (and Major Fun Factor!)

The Product Marbotic offers wooden letters and numbers that work with six apps (free with the purchase of the letter and number blocks), which together allow your child to practice number- and letter-recognition, addition, subtraction, tens and ones units, spelling, and early reading. You can get the wooden letters and numbers as separate items or as…

A Future Artist May Be in Your Preschool Classroom—Some Things to Consider When Setting Up Your Art Centre

A Future Artist May Be in Your Preschool Classroom—Some Things to Consider When Setting Up Your Art Centre

The art area in a preschool child care center can be one of a child’s favorite spaces. Just imagine, mounds of crayons, boxes of colored pencils, markers in every color, plain paper, glue, plastic scissors, magazines for cutting or tearing, construction paper, examples of 3D creations, art displayed, paints of all kinds, clay, easels, smocks,…

Get Young Minds Wired for Science

Get Young Minds Wired for Science

The first time that I was asked to teach a workshop it was on the subject of science. The conference organizer said, “let’s get young minds wired for science by introducing the need for a science center in the preschool classroom.” The venue was an annual conference that provided training hours for preschool teachers. While I…

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