Sequencing and Storytelling Games

Kids love to tell stories which is great because storytelling allows for self-expression and imagination. It also expands vocabulary, promotes self-esteem, and sparks curiosity. However, kids often struggle with connecting their thoughts and relating details of stories in the order that they occurred. Check out the 13 games below that will help kids invent their own stories while actively problem-solving and thinking about how to sequence events.

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10 Toys That Promote Attention

For kids to learn through play, they first have to be interested and be willing to pay attention. However, finding toys that can keep a child’s attention can be a challenge. Here I’ve created a list of 10 toys that will hopefully help do just that.

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Toy Ideas by Skill

Many times we are drawn to toys that are hot or in or look fun, or that we accidentally come across while shopping for other things. However, having a background in child development, I’ve learned to analyze toys and think about them differently and strategically. When I see a toy (and this works for almost every age group), I mentally put it into one of 11 categories that you’ll see below. Once I do that, I can decide whether or not that toy would benefit a child.

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Outdoor Toys

With summer right around the corner, kids will soon be spending more time outdoors. Here are some toy and game ideas to keep them entertained while staying active, and learning. 

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