Dirt is good, less screen time, more play time

Dirt is good, less screen time, more play time is quite a powerful message, with a new  marketing campaign from OMO Arabia. OMO are making a bold statement below with United Nations article 31. “Most parents are breaking this child’s right every day. #rightoplay ”  As parents we need to reintroduce play especially to offset the…

Are we Teaching our Children to Think in the Early Years? 

Recently I attended a education conference where the following topic kept coming up ‘Are we teaching our children to think?’ In a presentation by Yong Zhou a Professor in the School of Education, University of Kansas, mentioned “Singapore results for education is the number one system around the world according  to their results with the standard…

‘Learn by Play’ Benefits of Educational based toys…

“Learn by play” has become a cliché, but it’s also become one of the most controversial subjects around the world among educational researchers and academics. Have you ever stopped to watch how children interact/engage with their toys? Which toys do they enjoy playing with most. Which ones last the longest? Which ones are always recycled…