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How Connetix Support STEAM Learning

The world is evolving at a rapid pace. New technologies emerge constantly, and this means society has to adapt and develop new skills. This often requires an interdisciplinary approach. We need to teach children how subjects integrate and work together. They need to develop diverse skill sets and a passion for exploration and growth to

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Open-Ended Play and Connetix

When we think back to our early childhood, we can all remember playing intricate and incredibly creative games, in which we visited outer space, built castles and searched for magical crystals. There were no rules, and the only limit was our imagination. It turns out that this type of play was absolutely crucial to our

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Building with Your Child is Best for Healthy Development

When our children have the opportunity to take part in unstructured play with an adult who is genuinely invested in the activity, such as with Connetix Tiles, they can reap a number of benefits relating to boosts in their cognitive, physical, social, and emotional development with direct payoffs for the future. We know that unstructured

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Which magnetic tiles set should you buy?

By Kristy @today.our.children Knowing what is the best Connetix magnetic tiles set to purchase can be confusing, especially if you are new to magnetic tiles play. As a teacher and mum of 3, educational toys are something I’m very familiar with purchasing! Add onto this our love for Connetix magnetic tiles, and having gradually grown our

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How Do Connetix Magnetic Tiles Support Learning and Development

How Do Connetix Tiles Support Learning and Development?

By Emma @play_at_home_mummy As a trained Early Childhood and Primary teacher, as well as a homeschooling mother, I believe our collection of Connetix tiles is one of the most valuable educational resources we have in our home. Not only do all my children LOVE playing with them, and do so daily, but they are SO

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The Importance of Symbolic Play and Its Link to Open-Ended Toys

By Frankie from @talk_and_play_mama What is Symbolic Play? Symbolic play is when a child uses objects to represent other objects in the world around them. Essentially, they are using their imagination and ‘pretending’. For example, when a child picks up two Connetix tiles and announces, “look at my new glasses!”, they are using the tiles as

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3 Unique Places To Use Magnetic Tiles

3 Unique Places To Use Your Connetix Tiles

By Lucy from @findthelittlemind We’ve been having a blast taking our magnetic tile play to a whole new level recently. Here are 3 unique places we’ve used our Connetix Tiles which the kids have loved.   Table Frame I was inspired by @mamapapabubba to use a table as a framework for building. I took the

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20 Ways That Your Child Is Learning While Playing With Connetix

Ask any early childhood educator and they will tell you (actually let’s be real, they will probably launch into a passionate speech!) about the wonderful benefits of play on a child’s development. In fact, play is so important to a child’s development that it is actually recognized as a human right by the United Nations.

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