Play ideas articles
Choosing the right toys for your child
Choosing the right toys for your child
There are so many toys for kids – how do you know which toys to choose? Start by thinking about what will spark your child’s imagination. Get more tips.
Homemade toys and free activities for kids
Homemade toys and free activities for kids
With a little imagination, you can turn ordinary things into homemade toys and free activities for kids. Here are some great ideas for kids of all ages. Article available in: Arabic, Dari, Karen, Persian, Simplified Chinese, Vietnamese
Movement: newborns
Movement: newborns
Babies are active learners and start experimenting with movement right from birth. Here are play ideas to develop newborn movement and motor skills.
Playing with newborns
Playing with newborns
Making faces, singing nursery rhymes and blowing raspberries are great play ideas for newborn babies. Read more.
Thinking and imagining: newborns
Thinking and imagining: newborns
Babies are born ready to learn about who they are, where they are and what life is all about. Here are play ideas to support newborn cognitive development.
Toys and games for children
Toys and games for children
Toys and games for kids – how do you know what’s best? Finding the right toys and games is about matching play ideas to your child’s age. Read more.
Tummy time: in pictures
Tummy time: in pictures
This parenting guide in pictures shows why tummy time is important, how to do tummy time with a young baby and how to make sure baby enjoys tummy time.
Why play is important
Why play is important
Play is more than just fun for babies and children. It’s how they learn and develop. Playing with your child is one of the most important things you can do. Article available in: Arabic, Dari, Karen, Persian, Simplified Chinese, Vietnamese.