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A Useful Tool for Teaching Calendar Skills

A Useful Tool for Teaching Calendar Skills

Calendars and schedules are such an integral part of adult life, but understanding concepts like days of the week, months of the year and the seasons can be difficult for young children. Without a strong understanding of how the calendar works, it can be tough for a preschooler to understand concepts like exactly how long daddy will be away on a business trip or when his class is visiting the zoo. Your kids will learn calendar skills at … Read entire article »

Filed under: Counting, Developmental Toys, Educational, Featured, Language, Learning, Play, Pre-schoolers, Toddlers, Toys (Pre-School), Toys (School Age)

Baby Steps…Woodpeckers Peck

Baby Steps…Woodpeckers Peck

Pre-walkers, toddlers, and preschoolers will enjoy pushing around this WoodPecker Walker from Plan Toys (BabyEarth – $72).  Every step your tot takes will result in a rewarding clacking sound as the two woodpeckers “peck” at the wooden walker. According to the experts, this walker helps with gross motor development, physical development and postural control. I’m not an expert…but I do know that my son is delighted by the motion of the woodpeckers. And this toy doesn’t even require batteries!  Parents will … Read entire article »

Filed under: 12-18 Months, Contests, Developmental Toys, Eco-Friendly, Organic, Play, Pre-schoolers, Push Toys, Toddlers