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Gifts for the Creative Child!

A curated collection for those children who like to make and create! From basic paints and pencils to fantastic Tiger Tribe kits, and beautiful Moulin Roty colouring books for the artistic child, to blocks, tracks and marble runs for those that like to build and construct! Whether they are drawing pictures or making a whole […]

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Limit screen time to enhance cognitive and social development of your child?

If you are worried about your child spending too much time in front of a screen, you are not alone. Children are using technology in ways that their parents weren’t, at least from such a young age. In this new digital age, children as young as two or three are using their parents’ iPads or […]

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Free courses in child development for new parents

Happy New Year! We hope that you are feeling refreshed and relaxed after your summer holiday. All the best wishes for a happy and healthy 2017. It is going to be great! It is a great time of year to think about ways in which we can improve our knowledge and understanding. I have some […]

il etait une fois - Moulin Roty toys Australia

Announcing a new range of Moulin Roty toys – Il etait une fois

We’re excited to announce the launch of a new range of Moulin Roty toys from the Memoire d’enfant catalogue. Il etait une fois (Once upon a time), are a range of characters inspired by children’s fairy tales and nursery rhymes. Meet Lala, Mimi and Sissi – the three mice assistants to the adorable Owl magician. […]

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Spring! Enjoy the developmental benefits of nature

Several studies have shown that early exposure to nature can have a profound effect on your child’s long term well being. Nature has a positive impact on stress levels and depression in children. It can also have a positive impact on impulsivity, hyperactivity and attention-deficit disorder. Playing in nature can increase empathy in children and […]

Braille bricks for literacy and inclusion

Braille Bricks – toy for literacy and inclusion

As Maria Montessori once famously said: ‘Play is the work of the child’. Or as Albert Einstein once put it: ‘Play is the highest form of research’ – Albert Einstein That is why we are super excited about a new collaboration between Portuguese nonprofit – Dorina Nowill Foundation and Lew’Lara\TBWA, which helps build visually impaired […]

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How to build a child’s self-esteem and confidence?

One of the best gifts we can give our children is a strong sense of self esteem. Research shows that self esteem is closely linked to our children’s happiness, but how to build a child’s self-esteem and confidence and what kinds of things can you as parents do to ensure your children grow up feeling […]

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