Do you believe in play?
Would you like to buy fewer better toys and make better use of the ones you already own?
Would you like to understand how your child learns?
Are you ready for a challenge?
Starting tomorrow... we are launching a month-long series, 30 Days to Learn Through Play.
Join us each day as we look at a different aspect of child development. We hope to give you the confidence to create your own play activities. No more trawling Pinterest for inspiration. You'll be brimming with brilliant ideas of your own!
If you've got anything you'd like us to tackle in this series, we'd love to hear your suggestions in the comments below.
I hope you'll join us.
Here's the rest of the series:
Day 1 - Theories of Development
Day 2 - Stages of Play
Day 3 - Play is Multisensory
Day 4 - Gender-Neutral Toys
Day 5 - The Zone of Proximal Development
Day 6 - Heuristic Play
Day 7 - Spot the Difference
Day 8 - Sorting
Day 9 - Schemas
Day 10 - Ask Good Questions
Encourage open-ended play for creativity and focus
Understanding schema play in toddlers
Independent play and why it matters
Insider Guide: Small World Play and Language
Tell Almost Any Story with Just a Handful of Figures
A simple guide to choosing the right toy