Category Archives: Playtime

How to Organise the Perfect Easter Egg Holiday Hunt

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The countdown to Easter has certainly begun, and no doubt your children have already been collecting chocolate eggs from family and friends.  Easter simply isn’t Easter without an egg hunt and watching your little ones excitedly dash around to find … Continue reading

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Baby Walkers and Baby Entertainers

Stand up play is a good option for any baby that is just taking their first steps; not only does is it offer excellent development benefits, but it is also a way for your baby to feel independent about himself. … Continue reading

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What is Tummy Time?

What is Tummy Time? Babies spend lots of time on their backs so it is beneficial to give them a break from this position or your baby may risk developing flat head syndrome, also known as Positional Plagiocephaly. Tummy time is … Continue reading

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Why Use a Baby Gym?

Why Use a Baby Gym?

As baby enters his early development stage he starts to explore with his hands, mouth, eyes and ears and discovers how much fun his world is. He will be excited how his own hands can be, now that they’re no … Continue reading

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What Toys are Best for 6-9months Old Babies?

Your baby’s play is becoming much more vigorous. When she picks up a spoon now she bangs it against pots and pans, and she furiously rattles the bunch of keys she finds. She can now grab two toys at once … Continue reading

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Development Toys for Babies

When your baby was born, their body already knew how to do many things. Essential activities for survival such as eating, sleeping and breathing come naturally to a newborn, but the majority of their brain functions are still undeveloped. Perception, … Continue reading

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Baby Rockers, Swings and Bouncers

Baby rockers, bouncers and swings fall under ‘non-essential baby items’, so you may have ignored these whilst considering essentials for your baby. They do assist in several key development areas however, and can provide a secure and stimulating environment for … Continue reading

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What Toys are Best for 12-18month Old Babies

Your toddler is really taking off these days — and as you chase her little body down the street, you may miss the days before she learned to use her legs so well. “Active” is an apt way to describe … Continue reading

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What Toys are Best for 9-12month Old Babies

By the time babies are 9 or 10 months old, they’re usually able make their way around the room in some fashion — creeping, crawling, or cruising (walking with the furniture’s assistance). By 12 months, many babies have risen to … Continue reading

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Does Baby Signing Work?

Does Baby Signing Work?

Research shows that the vast majority of our communication is non-verbal; in other words most of our communication is without speech. Stop for a moment and think how we use our hands to communicate. We do it in lots of … Continue reading

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