*This is a sponsored post. I received these items from PlanToys in exchange for a review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.* My boys got a little bit of an early Christmas present from one of our favorite toy brands, PlanToys! We received the Activity Clock and the Frog Life Puzzle which were both […]
Puzzle it Out: Guidecraft Educational Puzzles
Guidecraft sent me an assortment of their Montessori-style wooden puzzles and the entire family is impressed!
Because the puzzles are open-ended, the educational potential of these puzzles is limitless. Whether you are studying basic concepts, such as shapes, colors, relative size, or counting, or more advanced concepts, such multiplication or fractions, there are plenty of play possibilities to engage your child. Plus, the puzzles encourage creative problem solving, spatial relations, and fine motor control.
Just Right Puzzles and Books for Toddlers
Somehow, magically, this summer my son has gained an incredible interest in puzzles and mastered every one of our chunky puzzles and most of the ones at the library with the little peg-type handles. The larger jigsaw type were way too challenging. We needed something in-between and this Ready, Set, Go! Wooden Puzzle from Green Start is a perfect fit.
Solving Nature’s Puzzle (Find of the Minute)
I spotted this beautiful and educational wooden leaf shape puzzle over at Just Hatched’s Etsy Shop…
Play Smart – Three Clever Puzzles from PlanToys
A kid’s work is play. And toddlers and preschoolers learn primarily through exploring the world around them. A few high quality toys, like the gorgeous sustainable, fair-trade toys available from Plan Toys, are enough to spark their imaginations. The tactile feel of real wood, the non-toxic, bright colors, and the open-ended nature of these toys make them perfect for flexible, young minds.
Plan Toys sent us three items from their catalog of Developmental Toys for Preschoolers and they have quickly become favorites in our house: Animal Domino Memory Game, 30-Piece Construction Set, and Stacking Tree.
Imagine That, ImagiPlay
Imagine a world where toys please the senses and stimulate the imagination. Now imagine a world where all of those toys are made in fair trade facilities from eco-friendly, sustainable materials.
It is easy if you try… just visit ImagiPlay. They make beautiful, clever wooden toys for infants, toddlers, and children…
Little Jet Set Crocodile Creek Coupon Code (Deal of the Day)
Little Jet Set is offering a discount of 20% on all Crocodile Creek products, including lead free lunch bags, little kid backpacks, puzzles to go, pocket size puzzles and more. Whimsically adorable designs and youthful colors make Crocodile Creek products great Back to School accessories. And now is the perfect time to stock up on […]
Unique Toys Made in the USA at Down to Earth
We check out a lot of excellent toy stores, but few that have as many unique and hard to find choices as Down to Earth Toys. Down to Earth Toys has a great selection of Toys Made in the USA including this gorgeous free-standing dragon puzzle made by the Amish ($12.95, on sale for $9.95). […]