7 genius indoor play ideas for kids

7 genius indoor play ideas for kids

Did you know that your little one can get the benefits of outdoor play indoors too? When conditions are not ideal for outdoor play, it is important that your child still gets the opportunity for active educational play that mimics their favourite outdoor activities.
March 28, 2020 — Fiona MacDonald
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Why is Mindfulness Important in the Early Years of Childhood Development?

With the start of a new school year fresh in every parents mind, we took some time to speak with one of Australia’s Top Childhood Advocates, Stephanie Wicker, to understand how we can best equip our toddlers for the many challenges they face in the first few years of life.
February 04, 2020 — My Happy Helpers
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The Differences Between Balance Boards, Kinderboard and Wobbel Boards?

Children of all ages find these multi use toys absolutely fascinating. The balance board is designed around classic Waldorf principles and is ideal to help your little – and big ones - to develop their balance and flexibility, to grasp how their body really works and to fuel and drive their individual creativity.

January 22, 2020 — Afterpay Integrations
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Fun Indoor Activities for Kids

Outdoor play is essential for growing kids, but we’re realistic here at My Happy Helpers. We know that having your children playing outside all day, every day, is just not achievable. Therefore, we have compiled a few ways your child can still exert energy, learn new movements, and practice their gross motor skills from the comfort and safety of your home.
January 15, 2020 — My Happy Helpers
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What is Open Ended Play?

Everything You Need to Know About Open Ended Play. 

As parents, it is important that we find ways to encourage our child’s creativity. However, with so much emphasis on structured playing and organised activities, the balance can be really difficult to achieve. This is exactly where open-ended play has a role.
January 09, 2020 — My Happy Helpers
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Eating the Rainbow! Tackling fussy eating with Toddlers!

A great way to introduce eating a variety of fruit and vegetables to your children is to entice them with the “colours of the rainbow”. Rainbows are colourful, appealing and create that sense of happiness within a person, so why not incorporate it in your toddlers meal time?
November 28, 2019 — My Happy Helpers
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Pikler Climbing Triangle Safety

What safety considerations should you consider when purchasing a Pikler Climbing Frame for your child? Read our blog here to discover exactly what you should be looking for before purchasing one of these products for your child.
October 12, 2019 — My Happy Helpers
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Which Learning Tower suits my Family best?

This question and answer blog answers some of your most common Learning Tower questions. If there’s anything we haven’t covered off and you’d like to know more about, ask away via the comments section at the bottom.
October 05, 2019 — My Happy Helpers
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Why is Sensory Play essential?

Sensory play is an activity that is designed to heighten your child’s senses; taste, touch, sight, smell, balance, movement and hearing. Read our blog to discover the benefits of this type of play.
September 13, 2019 — My Happy Helpers
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What is a Learning Tower?

Read our blog to understand how and why a Learning Tower fosters independence and also removes the stress of worrying about whether your child will slip off a step stool or slide off a chair.
September 11, 2019 — My Happy Helpers