3 Fun Educational Activities For 2 Year Olds

When your child turns 2, he will experience major changes not just physically, but intellectually, emotionally and socially as well. It shouldn’t come as a surprise when he suddenly gets bored with an activity or two that used to be his favorites – it just means that he needs to transition into activities that are now more appropriate for his age and will make him understand his actions, feelings and behaviour more.

5 Effective Ways To Keep Your Child Off Gadgets

Technology has taken over when it comes to entertaining many kids today, even young toddlers. Video games, mobile apps and television are slowly replacing playing out in the backyard, flying kites and spending time in the park.

Slime Designer Shops: The Modern Lemonade Stands for Kids

What do you get when you combine a kid’s endless imagination with the right “slimy” ingredients, great colors, delicious smells and some fancy magic chef-like strokes? A super stretchy thick base, a nice fruity scent, great picture tempting you to open your hands and make your personal marks – just like eating a delicious birthday cake! But, it’s a SLIME. A poopsie slime? No, just a slime!

A Childhood Game

In the morning, before the sun came out, a group of Nigerian-Igbo children, boys, and girls, ages four through six, would gather in the front yard of the family house, and we would use a dry twig to scratch out a grid of columns and rows inside a six-foot square area on the sandy, earthy ground. Then we would take turns and line up with our backs to the grid. From outside the margin, the first child would throw a pebble over his head, hoping that it would land in any of the smaller units of the grid.

Social Media and the Teenager

As a teenager there are many pressures to contend with, sometimes resulting in feeling that there’s no one to share with, no one who understands what life’s like. Social media can be a force for good or bad. Certainly chat rooms and forums can be a great place to find reassurance, answers to questions from people experiencing similar issues. They can stop a teenager feeling alienated, isolated and alone. But caution is needed too.

All Author Interviews Award-Winning Children’s Author, Donna McDine

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Recommended Toys for Babies From 0 to 12 Months

The game is the most important activity for children of any age as it occupies most of their time.How is the game in children 2) to 12 month? What kind of toys do they really like?

Meditation for Kids

Meditation, yoga and other mind strengthening exercises are popping up all over the world and for good reason. Studies show that these exercises help children be more attentive, forge good friendships, induce self-control, teach respect and empathy towards their fellow buddies all while reducing stress, hyperactive behaviour, reducing the symptoms of ADHD and increasing their grades considerably.

Five Ways Toys Make Great Prizes At Schools’ Summer Fairs

A summer fair is a wonderful thing for a school to hold. As well as building cohesion amongst different families and making sure everyone has a fabulous day out, it’s also a brilliant opportunity to raise some much-needed money. This cash – whether it’s to go back into the budget or even to a charity – can be raised by offering prizes to people who pay to take part in games and raffles. If you’re trying to find worthy treats for the winners, here are four ways that toys make for great prizes during summer fairs.

Fun With Robotics

MAVERCK DEN – THINK ‘N’ DO Robotics can capture a child’s imagination like no other tool. Robots promise to transform our lives in myriad ways.From coding to stop-motion animation videos to sewing, the maker movement is becoming more and more popular with kids and adults.