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 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...
14 Energy Burning Indoor Activities for Toddlers

14 Energy Burning Indoor Activities for Toddlers

I am a big believer in getting kids outside as much as possible. On the days that I get outside with my toddler, we are both noticeably happier and calmer. Spring, Summer, and Fall are all great! We get outside everyday and sometimes we are outside all day long. But...