Messy play can be something that we avoid doing at home with our children for fear of the mess, however Messy Play is extremely beneficial for your child. Today, we are going to be looking at the benefits of this activity and how good it is for your child’s development. Curiosity/Imagination Messy play consists of a variety of objects, such as paint, glue, glitter and sand amongst many others. Letting a child play around with
When it comes to introducing healthy food to your children, there’s always a worry that they might not gravitate to trying healthy meals. As a nation, we are not always eating well balanced diets and, as a result, are becoming more overweight. A well-balanced diet, consisting of the food below, can help us to become healthier eaters and recognise what we should consider feeding our children. Below, we’re looking into the types of healthy food
Socialising with other children is a key stage in your toddler’s life. It’s an exciting way of building up new friendships, helps to develop your child’s communication skills, and understand more about how the world works. We’ve put together a guide on when and how socialising your child can be beneficial, and how they can make new friends in the process. When? From birth we require contact with others, initially it is the love and
Weaning is a hugely exciting time for babies as they try new tastes and textures. In the beginning stages, how much your baby takes is less important than getting them used to the idea of eating. Your baby will still be getting most of their nutrition from breast milk or infant formula. When to start Weaning It’s usually recommended to wait until around 6 months before starting to introduce solid foods. This gives your baby
Teething, whilst it can be painful for your baby and worrying for you, it is a key stage in every child’s life. We’ve put together Your Complete Guide to Teething, including symptoms, soothers and aftercare. When does Teething happen? Your baby’s first teeth start to develop in the womb. Usually, teeth begin to grow during your baby’s first year, but some babies are born with their first teeth and others don’t see any growth until