The Ultimate List of Open-Ended Toys for Toddlers

The Ultimate List of Open-Ended Toys for Toddlers

We have been doing a little bit of an open-ended series this month! If you missed it, I recently did a blog post on the benefits of open-ended play, as well as created a helpful guide to buying open-ended toys. Now, I wanted to pull together the ultimate list of...
The Ultimate Open-Ended Toy Checklist

The Ultimate Open-Ended Toy Checklist

I recently wrote a blog post about the benefits of open-ended play, and I wanted to expand the conversation into two more posts. The first is this one which will be an open-ended toy “checklist”. Basically, some tips and pointers to look for when looking...
The Benefits of Open-Ended Play for Toddlers

The Benefits of Open-Ended Play for Toddlers

Play is so very important to a child’s development for a wide range of reasons, but when we say play is important what does that really mean? For example, we use the word “play” as a very general term, but there is actually a variety of different...
A List of Toys That Your Toddler Will Actually Play With

A List of Toys That Your Toddler Will Actually Play With

Okay, lets chat about toddler toys for a moment shall we? I was totally the mom who started out buying all the flashy, tech-y, music making toys for my baby. I would spend all this money on these toys that literally did everything you could imagine, the only thing...
The Best Toys for Toddlers: The Ultimate List

The Best Toys for Toddlers: The Ultimate List

I think being intentional with what toys we buy has a huge impact on how much our toddlers interact with their toys an truly play. Basically, the more a toy does, the less the child has to do. So as eye catching as those flashing, singing, tech-y, toys can be, they...