Children growing up in this digital era have been involving themselves in the Internet and mobile devices at very young ages. Pew Research Center’s findings on children’s digital device engagement found that many children under the age of 12 usually watch TV, go online on a computer, or use their smartphones. Around 60% of parents said their children started interacting with smartphones before they turned five. So what is the Secret to Raising a Happy and Successful Child in these times?
Most parents know that their child is a learner from the day they are born. They watch their little one’s eyes light up when they learn something new and take great joy in accomplishing even the simplest tasks. As your child grows, their ability to learn and develop new skills expands exponentially. There are some skills, however, that are specific to certain stages in a child’s life. This article will discuss some of the key skills that toddlers and kids should be working on at different ages. So whether you’re a first-time parent or have been through this before, it’s never too late to start helping your child grow and learn!
Many parents have asked us about the different play-set combinations they can make with our products and which would be the best for their family. The answers to this question depend on how many children will be playing at a given time on the play-set, how much space they have at home, and the age gaps between each child. Nonetheless, the XXL rocker is often in the mix because it’s a piece that an 8-year-old can use at the same
Gardening with kids is a fun, educational and dynamic activity! Here are some tips for you to turn it into a great developmental opportunity.
Marek Schultz is a founding member of Wiwiurka. Born in Germany, of Polish descent, he speaks 4 languages and has called Mexico his home for the past 15 years. Xel Demesa, Brand Manager of Wiwiurka, undertook the task to interview Marek on the occasion of Father’s Day and to introduce you a little bit to one of the minds behind the creation of Wiwiurka. This is what they talked about: Marek con Hannha, su hija menor. Xel: Did you ever
This beautiful bench table designed by grandpa Wiwiurka, who was inspired by his youngest grandson to create a multifunctional piece of furniture that works as a table and bench, with the innovation that once placed upside down it becomes a climbing dom where the little ones can start their first adventures. As the rest of Wiwiurka’s toys, our Ramps can also be adapted safely to the Baby Tadeus and add more challenge and fun when climbing! Since its launching in
Emotional regulation is a term that is mainly heard in psychology, according to Bisquerra, it refers to the ability that we human beings have to handle emotions in an adaptive way, it involves becoming aware and having the ability to recognize our emotions, and relate them with our thoughts and behaviors that these may provoke or unleash, so we can express them in a way that’s appropriate to the situation, time, place and person. Therapist Andrea Ballesteros from @taktoplayhmo using
Based in Washington, DC and creating magic all over, the GrOH! team, conformed by Jodi and Anne has become a referent for incredible and imspired playrooms around the world! We had a chance to talk with them about their vision and their business – and we snagged a few decor tips for enthusiasts too! A child’s play environment affects their independence, focus, creativity, and behavior. A child’s play space should inspire them to engage, invent and expend their energy in
Those of you who are familiar with Wiwiurka will know that we make children’s play furniture designed to promote gross motor development through play which involves a lot of climbing, sliding, and rocking. We strive to make toys and play furniture for children that promote as well imaginative play, sensory stimuli, and even cooperative play. We are convinced that children that are able to give way to their gross motor development through play are also setting the foundation for a
Enter one of our most versatile and practical pieces, the climbing triangle, designed to promote your child’s gross motor development from the very beginning. Also called a Pikler triangle, the climbing triangle was designed by Dr. Emmi Pikler (1902 -1984) to give kids the opportunity to climb at their own pace, learn to control their movements and discover their own body’s limits. This can be done in a safe environment at home –when playing outdoors is not possible. A