The benefits of children of mixed ages playing together

In the modern digital age, the concept of “play” has changed immensely from the previous generation. Those over the age of 35 will no doubt remember playing outside with school friends, neighbours and siblings with the only instruction to “be back for dinner time”. It was an era when children of all ages mixed and […]

The benefits of children’s play with limited resources or play without toys

It seems that every time we turn on our TV set or look on the internet, we are bombarded with adverts for toys that are “essential” for our child’s learning and development. As parents, we always want the best for our children, and sometimes we become overwhelmed by guilt when we don’t purchase the latest […]