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The Good Toy Guide’s 10 STEM Toys

February 4, 2020

Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM), in one way or another, is the backbone of most things in the world around us today.  It is important to encourage our children’s interest in STEM as it is crucial for their development in logical processing, problem-solving, spatial awareness and even creativity.  So how can we get our children excited about the world...
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How to keep children safe with parental controls

February 4, 2020

  Our world is more connected than ever and with today being Safer Internet Day, it is important that we know how to keep our children safe when they are using the internet.   What are parental controls? As described by the NSPCC, parental controls can help you to block or filter upsetting or inappropriate content as well as control...
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Can collectibles be a force for good?

January 21, 2019

Collecting seems to be a particularly popular pastime among children. In an ongoing poll carried out by Babycentre.com, 8 out of 10 of parents said that their child collects things, with the majority (4 in 10)  preferring things from nature like conkers, shells and pebbles.     A further quarter of parents said their child enjoys collecting toys intended to be...
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How to end screen-time battles with a Balanced Play Diet

January 11, 2019

Edited by Dr Amanda Gummer Many parents complain to us that it’s a real battle to get children interested in anything other than their tablets or mobile phones and we know how hard it can be at times, but screen time does have its place in a balanced play diet – it’s more about what you do on screen and how that...
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