What can be better for children than nature play? It allows them to satisfy their curiosity, explore the open and get some fresh air.
Nature can also calm and refresh your little adventurer and stimulate their creativity. The simple act of being in nature is an amazing sensory stimulation in itself.
No matter the season, you can encourage your child to play outside and have fun!
Here are some great nature play ideas you can try today with your baby or toddler…
Children adore music! The more you can include it in their lives, the better.
It’s fun, it gives children an opportunity to move and dance around, even sing… or shout.
Either way, any day is a good day to enjoy some music with your children.
Babies are very sensory. They love touching things and getting everything in their mouth. It’s how they use their senses to explore the world around them.
Therefore, sensory play is perfect for babies! It helps them discover and explore not only the world, but also their senses.
Babies need little things to keep them entertained while playing. They need you, other children to interact with and a few simple items for sensory stimulation. That’s about it.
People often think babies are too young for books, since they can’t read. But there’s no such thing as “too young for books”!
The Department of Health has released a series of physical activity guidelines for babies and toddlers, showing the importance of the relationship between how much they sleep, sit and exercise.
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Children love playing with balls of all shapes and sizes. And with good reason: balls are great for group play, organised sports or just playing by yourself. They are also suitable for a variety of age groups (from babies to children and even adults).
Mothercraft nurse, Chris Minogue, answers one of Kinderling Radio listener’s question on how to keep their child safe on the ground.