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Lockdown Party ideas: DIY Teddy Bears Picnic Party

Lockdown Party ideas: DIY Teddy Bears Picnic Party

How are we already celebrating Eliana's LAST single-digit birthday? Our eldest is 9! This past year has changed our family in many ways..., bringing us closer together, while also reminding us of what matters most - the ones we love. So, we decided to celebrate our...

Book Club: Best Earth Day Books for kids

Book Club: Best Earth Day Books for kids

22 April 2021 is world Earth Day. A day aimed to raising awareness about climate change and global warming. A day to celebrate our beautiful planet and also an opportunity to educate ourselves on ways we can protect the environment. An easy way to start this journey...

Puzzle play by age (and developmental stage)

Puzzle play by age (and developmental stage)

Puzzles... This has to be one of the most underrated toys of the moment! It's easy to forget why this classic has proven it's worth generation after generation, especially in our digital age of screens and buttons. Yet, puzzles hold far more value than we think......

Book Club: 10 inspiring books every girl needs to read

Book Club: 10 inspiring books every girl needs to read

It’s 2021 but somehow women all over the world are still being stereotyped, still being told what they can and should do. What they should wear and what’s considered appropriate and ladylike. Individuality is rarely celebrated. And with social media rising, the...

Where to buy eco-friendly toys in South Africa

Where to buy eco-friendly toys in South Africa

It's not always easy knowing where to buy eco-friendly toys in South Africa... Which brands are "green" and how do I find them hidden amongst the countless others. Don't worry mama, I've done the digging for you and found the best eco toys from the most reliable...

Gift Guide: Wooden toys made in South Africa

Gift Guide: Wooden toys made in South Africa

When it comes to supporting local, one of the easiest ways we, as parents, can do so, is by buying wooden toys made in South Africa! There's just something extra special about a toy lovingly crafted from nature... It's a win for your child, and a win for your home -...

IMAGIMAGS: Magnetic Tiles in South Africa

IMAGIMAGS: Magnetic Tiles in South Africa

I know you've seen these... They are all over social media... Inspiring the most amazing creations! And now we found the perfect set of Magnetic Tiles in South Africa.  IMAGIMAGS available from Timeless Toys. But first... What are magnetic tiles? Magnetic Tiles are...

Best Gifts for Teachers 2020

Best Gifts for Teachers 2020

It's been a long, challenging year for teachers and more than ever we need to show our appreciation! It's not about big, expensive gifts but rather about saying "thank you" in a thoughtful manner. Whether you go for homemade gifts, a handwritten note or something from...

Best open-ended toys in South Africa

Best open-ended toys in South Africa

2020 has been the year of play! With many parents and little ones staying safe and at home. Play has been brought to the forefront and we all now understand the value it holds - not just for fun but also for learning, exploring and growing. Playing however doesn't...

How to diversify your kids toy collection

How to diversify your kids toy collection

2020 has shown that we all still have a lot of hard work ahead of us. Especially when it comes to encouraging a world where all kids feel valued, beautiful and important. Words can't "fix" everything. In fact, our actions are far more important. So where can we start?...

What are the benefits of Play dough?

What are the benefits of Play dough?

These days, there's no shortage of toy options. At times, it can be quite overwhelming trying to figure out what to buy and what to rather "pass by". But then, certain toys have stood the test of time. The "classics" that win generation after generation. Thanks to its...

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