Playtime

Steiner School to Silvercap Dolls

Silvercap Dolls aims to create beautiful dolls that encourage creative and imaginative play for children. In a landscape where plastic has become the main…

The Many Benefits of Wooden Toys

Wooden toys inspire creative and imaginative play in children, whilst developing cognitive and problem-solving skills. The natural textures of wooden toys stimulate the child’s…

Nature Deficit Disorder

By Alex Koster I don’t know about you, but most of my childhood memories revolve around outdoor activities and adventures. We lived on the edge…

Roughhousing: The Rules of the Game

By Nelle Myrica Donaldson “There’s no raspberries allowed in this fighting game!” my three-year-old calls out. “There’s no tickling in snow-fighting!” giggles the six-year-old….

Outdoor play – Naturally

By Amy Cummins Learning to catch cockabullies or eels, climbing on rocks, climbing our first tree, hiding in the hay shed, sliding on roasting pans…

Creative Kids: Indoor Play

By Catherine Hume Last month I encouraged you to wrap up warm and have adventures with your children outdoors in the winter weather. This…