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The Best Recipe for Homemade Playdough (Without Cooking)

The Best Recipe for Homemade Playdough (Without Cooking) I recently looked into the scientific research behind why playdough is so amazing for child development. Turns out there are a lot of reasons! Not only is playdough great fun, it can also: Aid a child’s social development Boost their emotional development Help with the development of …

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The Power Of Playdough – 9 Brilliant Benefits Of Playing With Playdough

The Power Of Playdough – 9 Brilliant Benefits Of Playing With Playdough In this post we will look at the many benefits of playing with playdough and how it can help your child’s development. Playdough is a widely used play material at home and in schools for good reason! Children love playing, creating and building …

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Are You Singing Nursery Rhymes With Your Kids? (Here’s 7 Amazing Reasons You Should Be!)

This post is all about the amazing benefits of nursery rhymes for kids! We all remember nursery rhymes. Being bounced loving on our parent’s knees whilst being sung Humpty Dumpty – waiting excitedly for their legs to drop as ‘Humpty Dumpty had a great fall’ or happily clapping out Pat-A-Cake to the rhythm. Maybe like …

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50 of the Greatest and Most Inspirational Quotes About Play

50 of the greatest and most inspirational quotes about play I’ve written before about what play is and why it’s so important for a child’s development here. In this post I wanted to collect together some of the greatest and most inspirational quotes about play by some of the world’s leading scientists, educators, writers and …

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Developmental Digest #1 – Screens, Structure And Risky play – Their effects on child development

Welcome to Developmental Digest, Issue #1. This is going to be a series of posts where I take a look at some interesting things, all to do with parenting and child development, that have caught my eye recently. I may have come across them during research for another post and considered them not relevant but …

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