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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......

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 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...

FREE number flash cards 1-20 (Grade 1 Font)

FREE number flash cards 1-20 (Grade 1 Font)

Over the past few weeks, as the reality of distance education for the long haul has set in, I haven't been able to quiet the "teacher voice" inside my head... She's a persistent lady that keeps reminding me how important learning aids made with the proper "Grade 1...

21 Taste Safe sensory play ideas for babies and toddlers

21 Taste Safe sensory play ideas for babies and toddlers

Being home with your little one is amazing but usually, we find ourselves needing to juggle... Playing mom, housekeeper, cook and even businesswoman. That's when planning a fun activity that your little one can enjoy independently (yet always supervised of course)...

5 Reasons why we love open-ended toys

5 Reasons why we love open-ended toys

Toys on the bed, toys on the floor, toys in livingroom and toys right at the front door... We have a playroom, but let's be honest, with 3 little ones you can expect our home to be full of toys. However, over the years we have learned a thing or two about play and why...

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