Archives

Do Children prefer to play with Animals or Toys?

We came across this piece of research in the British Psychological Society’s research digest and thought it made interesting reading. Ignoring WC Fields’ advice to “never work with children or animals”, a team of researchers in the USA has done both at once in a research paper that compares children’s interest in live animals against…
read more

February 26, 2013

Our Top Tips on spending Valentine’s Day with Kids

It is not uncommon for young children to want to send and receive Valentines cards which can alarm parents who think their children are growing up too fast. But Valentine’s Day can be an opportunity to help children develop skills such as empathy and consideration if the ‘love’ aspect of it is widened out away…
read more

February 12, 2013