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Why Kids Should Play with Baby Dolls (yes, even boys!) – a collaborative post with Mama OT and Playing with Words 365
I’m very excited to share that I have a collaborative post up today over at Mama OT! Christie (Mama OT) who is a pediatric Occupational Therapist, Katie (Playing with Words 365) who is a speech therapist, and I wrote about … Continue reading
This is a real (not staged) photo I took of my daughter, Honor, over a year ago. She actually did fall asleep in play dough while playing … don’t worry I was right there observing, making sure she could breathe … Continue reading
This is SUCH a fun age to buy for. Kids are finally mastering fine and gross motor skills … as well as the ability for imaginary play. Here are some ideas for toys for 2 to 4 year olds (also … Continue reading
One year olds are busy exploring their world, gaining fine and gross motor skills, and learning that they can control their environment (cause and effect. So, how about toys for that 1 to 2 year old? a simple walk/ride-on toy, … Continue reading
Here’s some MORE of our favorite games (and their benefits of playing them): I Can Do That! – A Cat in The Hat themed game where kids (even very young kids, like 2 and up) and parents can play together. … Continue reading
Have any of those fun rubber ducks laying around? We have several sets … including Halloween and Thanksgiving ones. And other than them being a cute table decoration and/or give away at a party, we invented a fun, easy game … Continue reading
Previously I posted a list of great “starter” games for kids … Classic “Board” Games to Play with Three-Year-Olds … and WHY. Here’s some more for when the other games are mastered! I would recommend them for children 4 and … Continue reading
Constructive Playthings 800-448-4115 www.constplay.com Discovery Toys 800-341-8697 www.discoverytoysinc.com The Doll Hospital & Toy Soldier Shop 800-551-7523 www.reallygreattoys.com Oriental Trading Company 800-228-2269 www.orientaltrading.com Rhode Island Novelty 800-528-5599 www.rinovelty.com Self Esteem Shop 800-251-8336 www.selfesteemshop.com Toys of the Trade 866-461-2929 www.toysofthetrade.com Toys to Grow … Continue reading
Here’s a list I complied from many play therapy resources of what toys to include in a play therapy room. It’s also a great list for home play rooms too!