Empowered kids make sense of their world through all types of play. But the links between creative play, cognitive ability and resilience are strong.
With an imagination that's well-developed, after precious hours of pretend play in childhood, kids can handle whatever challenges life throws at them.
Experts agree that exposure to live horses is a child’s best bet, but play horses are the next best thing and have benefits of their own. Here are pluses and minuses of each.
Why we need more Boy Ballerinas Ballet is commonly perceived as a hobby or pastime for girls. Yes, on average the number of women & girls enrolled in ballet is higher, but the quantity of boys taking ballet classes is increasing little by little. In its early beginnings as amateur entertainment for aristocrats in Italy and France ballet was performed solely by men. The evidence is real. For example %65 of students enrolled in the Canada’s National Ballet School are boys, and in 2014 the Royal Academy of Dance London (RAD) launched its boys-only masterclasses around the country amid growing interest among young boys...
Our gorgeous toy pony stable is made with lots of real wood and packed full of features to inspire imaginative pony play. The set includes a tack room complete with bench, shelf and hooks – for storing all those essential pony accessories - and a freestanding drinking trough.
Kids and play go hand-in-hand. Play is such a natural aspect of child development that many parents don’t give play a huge amount of thought. But the importance of the different types of play in early childhood shouldn’t be understated.
Team Lottie’s Ten Favourite Inspirational Quotes for Kids. Get your kids empowered with our collection of quotations from inspiring people, including some of the inspiring kids that we’ve been lucky enough to work with over the years.
Technology has a huge – and growing - role to play in our kids’ lives. Kids today have the internet and they need our help both practically and emotionally to make the best of it.
Kids imagination & Imaginative play are so important. Our opinion? Children need to be given the space – and the stimuli – to learn how to play imaginatively. "Imagination is more important than knowledge."