Best Building Sets for 2.5 Year Olds

In the past few months, BB has really become interested in building with blocks. Now that he’s 28 months old, he has developed better hand-eye coordination for stacking, more patience for sitting down and creating structures, and he enjoys naming shapes and experimenting with how they fit together. All of the adults in his lifeContinue reading “Best Building Sets for 2.5 Year Olds”

Toddler Science: Baking Soda and Vinegar

Since I left OMSI over the summer, a number of parents have reached out asking for science experiments that they can do with toddlers. Children 18 months – 3 years are at the perfect age for introducing science experiments, because toddlers are naturally curious, enjoy exploring with their senses, and are usually delighted to discoverContinue reading “Toddler Science: Baking Soda and Vinegar”

Welcome to Playful Childhood!

These are my aspirations for this blog: 1. A place where I can record my favorite crafts, science experiments, toddler games, and game instructions, so that other caregivers can try them out with their favorite kids! 2. It will be a digital storage place for my favorite pictures/stories/memories that I’m actively making with the childrenContinue reading “Welcome to Playful Childhood!”