• life with zg

    Open-ended and Interactive Toys Gift Ideas 2018

    I know, Christmas is just around the corner and this post might be a little bit late. But I am doing this gift guide not only for Christmas but you can gift your kids these items for any occasions. Please save this post as I will keep on updating the list. I am that MOM. I am that mom who’s raising an unplugged kid and following Montessori approach. So I am picky when it comes to “TOYS”. My daughter can only buy toys when it’s her birthday and during Christmas. So I always get the interactive toys that will be beneficial for her. Open-ended Toys 1. Gummy Box PH What…

  • How to practice your child’s scissors skills.

    Zoe is now 3 years old and doing a great job in using her scissors. When I started to introduce her the scissors. I have a 3 major rules for her. Scissors are a tool and not a toy. Never walk around with scissors. Don’t cut your hair or your clothes. By now she already knows what she can and can’t cut. She don’t like to use non blade scissors for paper so I taught her the proper way of using the scissors. Check this link to know what are the benefits of scissors skills here Monster cutting activity For today, Zoe asked me if I can draw some monsters. What…

  • Cloud Dough Recipe

    Today, Zoe asked me if we can do another batch of playdough so she can make new colors of dough but I told her we’ll make a different one today. I decided to make a cloud dough so she can experiment with different textures. She loves sensory play so much loves touching flour when we’re baking too. What is a cloud dough? The consistency of Cloud Dough can be powdery like flour, moldable and a bit like damp sand.  It is perfect for moulding, shaping, squeezing, pressing and sculpting into different shapes. And, unlike playdough, the child can disintegrate this without any effort. It can be sent back to its…

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