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Playing with Money

Ahh isn't it funny how kids find our most mundane tasks so interesting! Those everyday tasks we complete and it's so easy to forget our children are watching our every move! Through carefully observing our day-to-day habits, our children learn how to interact with the world. We are their first teachers and they are learning so much from us. It's also really interesting to think how the world is changing and how it is changing our daily habits too. Thinking about the day-to-day tasks I would have watched my parents complete some ahem...30 years ago will be very different to those my son observes me doing today. Technology has played a big part of this as it evolves to make...

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What is PLAY POTENTIAL?

'Play Potential' is a phrase I use a lot but you may be left wondering what on earth I'm on about...don't worry you're certainly not the only one!! Play Potential is a phrase I use to describe the opportunities for play a toy or resource offers. So to put it simply, how many different ways it can be used in play. For a toy, it might be that it has more than one purpose or function. How many times have you bought a toy for a young child that actually offers very little entertainment with only one or very few varieties for play? Trust me, I've been bought many and they are often the expensive ones with bright lights and...

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