Here are our top 4 things that children can gain from den building: 1. Creativity and problem solving skills Building dens offers an amazing opportunity for children to be imaginative and creative. They can build any kind of den they want – it could be their own little house, where they can invite a friend to…
June 15, 2017
Take a look at some of the ways you incorporate play and learning to get the most out of your LEGO!
March 14, 2017
Here are a few of our favourite ideas to get creative with Play Doh!
September 16, 2016
Is it time to leave the confines of the classroom and begin exploring and interacting with the great outdoors to enhance children’s learning?
June 17, 2016
With an HD camera and integrated microphone, there are endless creative possibilities with the HUE Animation Studio. The studio lets children experiment with the effects they can create using a camera and video editing software. This gives them great practice using technology, and may develop an interest in filmmaking. Making stop motion films allows children to be…
October 30, 2015
Play is a fundamental part of childhood and vital for well-rounded development. That’s why it is so essential that the government recognises that play should be a priority, to promote a fit and healthy childhood for the children of this country. This month a significant step has been taken to push the government towards embracing…
October 20, 2015
The launch of the Play report by the All Party Parliamentary Group on a Fit and Healthy Childhood has been really well received by a cross section of experts. Championed by Baroness Benjamin who stated that ‘Childhood lasts forever’ and emphasised the need for adults to promote children’s healthy development through Play. The question now…
October 17, 2015
As Autumn draws in and the evenings get darker, parents will need to be armed with fun activities to entertain children who are frustrated about being stuck indoors. Arts and crafts tend to be the go-to activity but don’t feel like you’re limited to creative play. At Fundamentally Children we’re all about getting a…
September 30, 2015
If you’re looking for an app to entertain and inspire your budding artist, Petting Zoo (from Fox & Sheep) would be a fabulous choice. This is still such a novel app despite first launching 2 years ago; simple enough for children under 5 years old, with a sense of humour that adults can enjoy too. It’s no surprise…
September 28, 2015
Toy vehicles have been a staple part of the toy box for years, from simple wooden wheeled toys for infants, to high-tech remote control cars. Here are some of the benefits of toy cars, trains, boats and planes: Pretend play Children come across vehicles frequently in their daily lives, so they like to incorporate these…
September 17, 2015