Thursday, January 26, 2017

3-4 Year Old Toy Recommendations

We're turning 3 soon and I've noticed a few things about my preschooler. Instead of reaching for loud toys, we're going for building sets and peg boards and art projects.

I have an "Open Tab" registry. I add toys I read about or that we encounter at various children's museums and classes. The ones that make the list are educational or develop a certain skill, bonus points if the set can be used for versatile play and grow with the child.
Below is my registry for her to continue her fascination with building and pretend play:

Monday, January 23, 2017

Board Games for 2 and up

It’s cold outside. Tired of crafts and loud toys? Grab some kid-friendly board games and have a family night!
I used to think that board games are for older kids but recently discovered some hits with my daughter. She is turning 3 soon but we’ve played a few

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Coding and Programming for kids!

In this day and age, a lot of toys are geared towards either boys or girls. We want our child to learn coding just as much as playing mommy. She can be a bad-ass engineer one day, who knows! As a next step, we found a few amazing toys starting at 3+ that help a child learn problem-solving with CODING! Amazing!

See our list with links below:

Monday, January 16, 2017

Travel Toys & Gear for Ages 4+

We’ve written many posts about infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers and how to keep them entertained on planes, trains and every mode of transport. (See here and here) But what about 4 years and older? While it's guaranteed that they will be glued to a screen of sorts for a portion of the trip, surely there are better ways to entertain! See our list below: