Review: Osmo Genius Starter Kit

Osmo Genius Starter Kit

With the kids not going back to school for the foreseeable future, I am keen to find different learning opportunities for them. I was invited to review the Osmo Genius Starter Kit which combines physical play with the digital world, giving children everything they need to experience hands-on learning and digital fun in five different ways, including numbers, words and tangram. Osmo is a unique educational tool that opens up your iPad, or Amazon Fire, to the infinite possibilities of… Continue Reading “Review: Osmo Genius Starter Kit”

The reasons why natural playgrounds benefit child development

Robin Hill

Every day, children are learning and developing as they play, and playgrounds are a vital part of how a child becomes acclimatised within their surroundings. Climbing structures help with confronting dangers, while the interaction involved with a play environment helps to develop social skills. Clearly, playing outside helps children grow and develop. Outdoor playground equipment is becoming a growing trend on the market, a result of the benefits these types of playgrounds serve to younger children who are still developing.… Continue Reading “The reasons why natural playgrounds benefit child development”

Peppa’s Alphaphonics Campervan

Peppa's Alphaphonic Campervan

Sebastian starts Nursery School next week and although is very competent at counting I am aware that he needs to start learning his phonic’s. We were invited to review Peppa’s Alphaphonics Campervan which supports children’s learning about the alphabet, spelling, phonics and word recognition. Peppa’s Alphaphonics Campervan features 8 games including: Find the Character or Object – Peppa will ask you to find the character or object. The Campervan will give you three attempts and if you get it wrong the first time… Continue Reading “Peppa’s Alphaphonics Campervan”