Use recycled materials to create 4 homemade toys for babies and toddlers! They are simple to make, cost very little to put together and are great for promoting fine and gross motor skills, concentration, curiosity and cause and effect, amongst other benefits. 4 DIY Baby and Toddler Toys for Motor Skills
As another year ends I always find it fun to go back and see which posts were the most popular with you all and round them up to feature them by theme. Here are the top 10 posts relating to baby and young toddler play from this year.
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Here is a go-to list of great quality, tried and tested toys for babies and toddlers that provide plenty of opportunities for open-ended play and learning! Pin it and share with family and friends as a handy reference for future present buying for Christmas and birthdays, or as a guide to creating a baby and
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Make a fun, creative and stimulating sensory play experience for baby using spaghetti flavoured naturally with fresh raspberries! Fantastic for promoting curiosity, investigation and exploration for babies and toddlers. As usually happens in this house, I cooked a little too much spaghetti the other night. So instead of throwing it
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Create a simple yet stimulating baby play area using open-ended toys made from natural materials and incorporating some philosophies from Montessori and Reggio thinking.
When baby Bean was newborn we put together a baby play space based on Reggio ideas of simplicity, light and real materials, and that included
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