What are the benefits of pretend play?

Media kindly brought to you by DollyDink Toddlers love nothing more than mimicking their parents’ behaviours, from whipping up a pretend feast in the toy kitchen to diagnosing their stuffed animals with the sniffles. With their creativity and imagination, there’s… Continue Reading >

How to Nurture Healthy Imaginations this Holiday Season with Melissa & Doug

Media kindly brought to you by Melissa & Doug An active imagination is a defining aspect of the childhood experience, but it needs a helping hand to flourish and the wonderment of the holiday season is a perfect time to… Continue Reading >

The importance of play in the lives of young children

In early childhood education, play has characteristically been regarded as the main way that young children learn. There are many forms of play including, block play, symbolic play, water play, and so on, each with their specific definitions and association… Continue Reading >