Kids (+5y)

As kids get older, their tastes in toys tend to change. While they may still enjoy playing with some of the simpler toys they enjoyed when they were younger, they may also start to show an interest in more complex toys that can provide them with a more challenging and stimulating play experience. If you’re looking for ideas about what types of toys your child might enjoy as they reach this stage in their development, read on for our suggestions.

pikler triangle

A Pediatric PT’s Perspective on the Pikler-inspired Triangle

*An expert contribution by @themovementmama I’ll never forget the first time I saw a Wiwiurka Pikler-inspired Triangle—I was astounded at its beauty and intrigued by its potential in purposeful play. As a Pediatric PT, it’s my job to find ways to make hard things fun—to trick babies and toddlers into getting stronger in ways that may not come easy. I also seek to find toys that will last through multiple developmental stages and can be repurposed in different ways. For

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day at the zoo

Today’s Play-Based Challenge: Throw a Zoo Day

Roarin’ fun! *This is a series of activities Othergoose created for us – check out the first three challenges at the bottom! Tell your child you’re going to have zoo day today! Practice making animal sounds and movements. Ask curious questions for your child to answer, e.g., “How does a crab walk? How low does a bear growl? How far can a monkey swing? How fast does a cheetah run? Does a turtle eat his lunch slowly? Does a fish blow

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activities for kids create a habitat

Lesson Plan 3: Build a Habitat

No hardhat required! *This is a series of activities Othergoose created for us – check out the first two challenges at the bottom! Encourage your child to choose a favorite stuffed animal or toy to build a habitat for kids. Explain that a habitat is simply a place to live, like a house for a child, a pond for a frog, or a den for a bear. Together, talk about what might make the best habitat, and let the architecture

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child development with other goose

Wiwiurka & OtherGoose: Lesson Plan 1

We are super excited to launch a series of in-home challenges with OtherGoose!If you don’t know about them, you’re about to immerse yourself in a great new way to teach your kids, in a proactive, hands-on, entertaining education.With everyone staying home, we HAVE to find ways to keep kids on the way of learning, without forgetting the core values of the things that can be learned from practice. Related: 6 TIPS FOR AT-HOME LEARNING & OUR FAVORITE RESOURCES That’s why

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climbing toys for kids

Early childhood development: Wiwiurka Climbing toys reviewed by Dr. Patricia Blast

“Play is the work of the child” an eloquent statement by Child Development Specialist Maria Montessori, and one that has become more relevant than ever. Dr. Patricia Blast made a very complete analysis of why Wiwiurka Toys are a great addition to your home. And she’s taking into account children’s developmental stages and needs. Taking education further In today’s day and age, either because of the weather or because of safety and overall rhythm of life, kids can’t find enough

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climbing toys for kids

Why have Wiwiurka toys at home?

At Wiwiurka, we are convinced that the home IS the most important environment for learning and development. It is where children build their foundation: how to sit, stand, walk, sleep, eat, and dress. With the right tools, children have the facility to learn, develop and learn more about their own abilities. That is why we have focused on ensuring that each of our products promotes ACTIVE play, FREE MOBILITY and inclusion for children of different ages, adapting to their abilities. A

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The Little Bean Rocker

Rocking is a great sensory activity for small children and that’s why the Little Bean Rocker is so fun! At Wiwiurka we have designed several types of rockers so that children of different ages and in different types of spaces can rock away, you can take a look at some of them in this article. So today we are going to talk about our Bean Rocker, a piece we designed especially for toddlers and that is ideal for daycares and

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Siblings at play

Playing is a child’s fundamental way to develop mentally, emotionally and physically during the early years of life. Generally, they enjoy playing with other children, that’s why it’s a great way to bond. As children grow, they’ll go through different sorts of developmental stages, so siblings that are a couple of years apart sometimes will feel close and on the “same channel” so to speak, while other times the difference in interests, focus, or skills will make it more difficult

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Work-at-home parents: the importance of independent play.

Parenting is a full-time job, there’s no doubt about that! And independent play may become your greatest ally. Nonetheless, working from home while parenting is a very common situation in modern families where parents stay at home while juggling time and attention between children or toddler and getting work done. The big benefit of being a work-at-home parent is that you’re able to spend time with your child because work schedules are more flexible and there’s no commute, you’ll be

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