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 2 (almost 3) littles, educational toys and resources are something I’m very familiar with purchasing! Having also held the professional responsibility of ordering
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
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
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
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.
The wonderful thing about open-ended toys is that, unlike many toys that operate on a one-way-to-play action, children can use them to play in a different way every time. Open-ended toys are ultimately child lead, with no directions or specific way that they need to be played with. Not only this, they are also a