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An Out-of-the-box STEAM Toy Review for Curious Kids!

An Out-of-the-box STEAM Toy Review for Curious Kids!   Credit @EngineeringEmily A good STEM/STEAM toy triggers both sides of the brain. The left side of the brain for logic and reasoning and the right side for emotions such as happiness and fun through play.  A good STEAM toy is open-ended and allows for creativity, relates to the real world, allows for trial and error methods, and are hands-on, enhancing both social and emotional skills.  Credit @EngiineeringEmily Recently, in an article published on the website Engineering Emily, authored by Emily—who alongside being an engineer is an advocate of encouraging kids to love STEAM—provided a review of Color My Worlds.. The article describes how Color My Worlds has created the perfect STEAM...

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Toys for 4-10 Year Olds to Spark Creativity and Imagination

Although there are numerous advantages to the technology inspired toys that are available in the market today, experts believe that the best toys for 4-10 year old children are the ones that are open ended.  Open-ended toys are toys that can be used in a various ways depending on the child, their imagination and desire. Think building blocks, building fort sets and playing with animal figures.  Experts agree that play with open-ended toys encourages children to create and problem-solve as they explore the world around them. With the world transforming at a rapid pace, creative thinking and problem solving will be critical skill sets for generations.   Toys for 4-10 year olds which are both creative and imaginative give them the...

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Best Educational and Learning Toys For 4 to 10 Years Old Boys and Girls

Toys are one of the best ways to capture the attention of a child. Interactive toys make it easy for parents and children to play and enjoy time spent together. Toys are great instruments for learning and teaching.  With technology and increased screen time making an impact on both playtime and family time, the toy industry is being pushed to create interactive and educational learning toys for 4 to 10-year-old boys and girls.  With parents looking for toys that reduce screen time and back to old fashion outdoor creative play look no further.  There are numerous options for learning toys for 4 to 10-year olds. Learn more about the above toy here.   Credit @pexels   Children build lifelong skills...

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Why is sensory play important to early childhood development?

Sensory toys are specifically designed to enhance and engage a child’s attention both cognitively and physically by stimulating one or more senses; sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch.  These types of toys have grown in popularity due to the lasting benefits on a child’s development. 9 Benefits of Sensory Play:          Sensory play helps children learn simple concepts in a far more meaningful and simpler way. Since more senses are involved, learning becomes easy and fun! Children retain the lesson for a longer period of time when learning involves senses. Sensory play builds nerve connections in the brain. Sensory play expands a child’s ability to complete more complex learning tasks. Sensory play is helpful in calming anxiety experienced by children. Children...

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CEO's Report Creativity Will Be Key To Success

Want to grow smarter and more capable kids?  A survey of more than 1,500 Chief Executive Officers from over 33 industries around the world believe that it is creating more than a skill that will help in successfully navigating our increasingly complex world. Play allows kids to use their imaginations and get creative. Be it mixing colored paints, building with blocks or playing hide and seek the opportunity for children to think, get creative and try new ideas are the building blocks for life skills.     Play is fun and engaging for children and in that play are hidden learning opportunities and the foundation of creative thinking!

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