Wood for Building a Sandbox

What Is The Best Wood For Making A Sandbox?

Every small child loves to spend time in a sandbox, so why not build your own? Sandboxes bring back memories of long summer days of building and burying, and learning through play. Playing in sand helps to develop motor skills and hand-eye coordination. With a sandbox placed in the right spot in your garden, your … Read more

Fun Outdoor Ball Games

Fun Outdoor Ball Games for Kids

Modern technology has progressed by leaps and bounds. Sadly, many children seek fun primarily by playing indoors on their computers and smart devices. Although these devices benefit a child’s cognitive abilities and development, they often become isolated and may not develop strong social skills. They also lack physical activity and exercise, which affects their health … Read more

Kids Playing With Kinetic Sand

Is Kinetic Sand Safe or Toxic?

Kinetic sand is a new and creative toy that can provide children with hours of inventive fun. It also has many adults hooked due to its soft and silky feel, which relieves stress and anxiety. Like clay, the sand can be molded into shapes and forms, making it a favorite in any child’s toybox, but … Read more

Little boy playing with toy car

4 Benefits Kids Get From Playing With Toy Cars

If you’ve ever had a child in pediatric therapy sessions, you might note that many of the sessions are play sessions where children learn how to play with familiar toys in new ways. Why? We don’t usually associate “therapy” with the word “play.” Still, kids interpret the world differently: they’re motivated by play and imitation … Read more

How To Clean Wooden Toys

How to Clean Wooden Toys: Cars, Trains, Blocks & More

This is a guest post by Maria, owner of Toy Train Center Wooden train sets are one of the most traditional wooden toys kids either have or demand and can provide long hours of fun for your children at home. Also, wooden toys are 100% safe and non-toxic. It usually comes in large blocks or pieces … Read more