The Free Play Experiment #PetitsFilousPlayFree

Earlier this month I partnered with Britmums and Petits Filous to help share the Free Play campaign to ensure it doesn’t become a thing of the past. Play is an important part of child development – from physical development of their muscles and motor skills, to the development of cognitive and communication skills and social/emotional growth. The key feature of free play is letting kids get bored sometimes and allowing them to find their own solutions – without reaching for… Continue Reading “The Free Play Experiment #PetitsFilousPlayFree”

Encouraging children to play free #PetitsFilousPlayFree

How often do you hear those immortal words “I’m bored!” spill from your child’s mouth? It is something I hear fairly frequently in my house, especially after I have enforced time limits on their technology. The question is, what do you do about it? Do you ever wonder what would happen if you just let them be bored, encouraging them to play free? Play is an important part of child development – from physical development of their muscles and motor… Continue Reading “Encouraging children to play free #PetitsFilousPlayFree”