The boy plays on the playground
Childhood Games Outside Sport

Where is your child playing?

What makes a good play area for children? Playgrounds give place and structure for kids’ socialization, imaginative play, and physical activities. But not all playgrounds are creative anymore, and it seems that the spaces that are being designed are becoming increasingly unsuccessful in meeting children’s needs. Playing on playgrounds is what children need when they …

Family-with-little-daughter-hanging-toys-christmas-tree, photo credit Sanivpetro
Childhood Creative

Make Christmas Magical

Christmas Story   The happiest holiday is Christmas and it’s celebrated by many people all over the world. People of various faiths celebrate it in different ways. The Christmas story comes over from the Bible. December 24 is Christmas Eve and a lot of families come evening church services, often at midnight. All attention is …

Toys, photo redit Ryan Quintal
Childhood Educational Toys Games Inside Games Outside

Checklist for Toy Shopping

An important occupation for children is play. Children learn about the world and themselves through play. Toys are the tools of play. The right toy can engage a child’s sense of curiosity, creativity, and imagination. Play with toys also help children develop physically, mentally, and socially. Occupational therapy practitioners are experts in promoting participation in …