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…
January 21, 2019
The primary goal of paediatric occupational therapy is to enable children to participate as fully as possible in everyday activities.
January 16, 2018
The debate around school holiday learning has raged for years and it is a subject that divides teachers, parents and pupils alike. A quick Google search reveals numerous online debates on the issue – the majority appears to be against. Should children be set homework to keep their brains active over the holiday? Or is…
August 25, 2017
Here are our top 4 things that children can gain from den building: 1. Creativity and problem solving skills Building dens offers an amazing opportunity for children to be imaginative and creative. They can build any kind of den they want – it could be their own little house, where they can invite a friend to…
June 15, 2017
How do you determine whether your child is school ready or not? We’re exploring this topic and sharing our top tips to help prepare your child for school.
February 10, 2017
Virtual Play Mats Imaginative play is something all parents encourage their children to enjoy and play mats are a common feature in many homes. Whilst they have many benefits, there are some drawbacks to the traditional mat that unrolls across the floor. At Fundamentally Children, we were intrigued by the concept of a virtual play…
July 3, 2015
Here at Fundamentally HQ we love to build dens, and they have provided many memorable moments for us! In times gone by, den building was a common activity. Children would spend many hours outside, getting muddy and working with their friends or siblings to create an imaginative and secret place. In recent years children quite often miss…
May 28, 2015