Saturday, the 1st December 2018, saw us at the Li’l Skolar contest, a kids event, organized by Skola Toys. It was a jam-packed event with back-to-back, one-on-one contests for three age groups. Goli Soda Store (an accompaniment of the Ashvita Bistro) at Alwarpet, Chennai was the venue for the contest. You can find catchy, eco-friendly…
Kinetic Sand – Indoor Play Sand for Kids
Do your kids love playing in sand? Are they fond of building sand castles? Are they obsessed with beach play? If you answered yes to even one, your next item to your shopping cart is definitely this one – Kinetic sand! Imagine sand in the form of a slime which can run smoothly down your…
Funvention: DIY Cardboard 3D Model Puzzle Kit
We recently tried Funvention’s 3D model kit. The kit offers interesting building time with its pre-cut cardboard parts to create a 3D model. Each kit comes with materials and instructions for one specific model. We have the Apatosaur and Goldimo building models, of which the first is covered in this post. You can check Funvention’s Amazon…
Play it Right! – Bloggers' Meet by Skola Toys (Chennai Edition)
The 8th of December, 2017 saw us, a bunch of bloggers, educationists and child therapists meet at the Park Hotel, Chennai for a warm discussion on the effects of dictation vs discovery on early learning in children. The meet was organized by Skola Toys where we had the chance to interact with Mridula Sridhar, Co-Founder of Skola Toys. Post the discussion, we took a walk around the display of Skola Toys collection. As a participant blogger, I feel privileged to bring to you the fine points, videos and photographs from the meet.
Globe Trotters Box – United Kingdom (Kids’ Activity Box): Review
Globe Trotters Box is an activity box for children available in India on a subscription basis. It provides interesting learning activities for children aged 4 to 12 years on the theme, ‘countries of the world’. Each box contains starter materials aimed at learning the geography, art and culture of a specific country. Children make use of the box contents to create, solve or learn through an activity such that while working on the activity they also get to learn facts about the country.
Keeping Home Air Healthy – A Visual Education for Children
It is important for children to learn about the several particles that can pollute the air in our homes. When they understand the harmful effects these pollutants cause, they may as well follow some good habits in order to reduce air contamination. Here is a short video that explains with the use of toys, a few major air pollutants, their health impacts and preventive measures, in a simple manner, for children to understand.
Globe Trotters Box – Italy (Kids’ Activity Box): Review
Globe Trotters Box is an activity box for children available in India on a subscription basis. It provides interesting learning activities for children aged 4 to 12 years on the theme, ‘countries of the world’. Each box contains starter materials aimed at learning the geography, art and culture of a specific country. Children make use of the box contents to create, solve or learn through an activity such that while working on the activity they also get to learn facts about the country. Here’s our detailed review of the Globe Trotters Italy Box.
Pretend Play Courier Service – Indoor Play Ideas for Summer
If you think the pretend play courier game can be fun for your little ones, get to the floor with them, build it all and pretend. That’s the best we can give them now – our time!
Colgate Magical Stories #3 – Magical Space Adventure
For the 3rd consecutive year, we are happy and excited about the Colgate Magical Stories characters that come along with the Colgate packs.
Maisto Tow Truck (Quarry Monsters) – Unboxing, Demo & Review
The Maisto Builder Zone Quarry Monsters is a series of heavy vehicle toys designed for children of ages 3 and above. Tow truck in this toy series is a miniature version of a real tow truck. It is a 1:18 scaled replica, made of die-cast metal body with plastic features. It has movable parts which makes it a good functional toy for kids.Children can learn to wind a thread around an axle, the usage of hooks and overall towing mechanism. Also this toy inculcates the intention of rescue and survival skills in children.