Children learn through play. Through play, they can unlock key developmental milestones and access new skills; problem solving, hand-eye coordination, critical thinking and more! This play can take many forms, it can be structured or unstructured, self-directed or guided, planned or unplanned. This dichotomy is often what perturbs parents when they are buying toys for their kids:
Don't you hate it when you're on the floor playing with your toddler for hours on end but when you check the clock it's only been 10 minutes! At Jellystone, we really want to help to change that. We want playtime to be fun and a time where you can really connect.
Play. It’s one of the most natural things for a child to want to do. This is because it is arguably the most instinctive (and fun) way for them to learn about themselves and the world. By fostering their curiosity, play suspends reality and opens up new possibilities for creativity and connection. So how can play be used to help children build connections with others and the world around them?
Sensory bottles have been used by parents, teachers and therapists to help children self-regulate their breathing and thoughts, and improve their focus. With the help of Cindy from Your Kids OT, we have come up with 7 ways to soothe your child and help them focus using our DIY Calm Down Bottle.
Teething time can be quite an ordeal for both bubs and parents! But don't worry, there are plenty of ways you can comfort your baby through their toothy troubles and make the experience smoother for both of you. Here, we've compiled a list of our 5 best, tried and tested recommendations that we think can help.
Teething can be an chaotic time for both babies and parents so its always good to be prepared. While every teething experience is different, we've come up with 5 signs to suggest that bub's first tooth is on its way xo
Somehow school is just around the corner! We're busy doing our annual back-to-school shopping and organising - geez it is a lot. We thought we'd share some of the things on our list - especially those which in previous years we've completely forgot to do or left to the last minute!
In this blog post, we'll give you a little look at the products we're featuring in our 2020 Christmas guide, from teethers and toys to sensory tools!
This month, we were featured on Kiddipedia's website discussing the benefits of sensory toys and tools for little ones. It's a quick read and super informative if you want to know a little bit more about sensory play and processing!
Now you've ordered a DIY Bead Kit, here are some tips and tricks for you to make your own Jellystone jewellery!