SCLANS

What are SCLANS? Shapes Colors Letters AND Numbers Plus the “s” to make it plural They aren’t evil, but they aren’t nearly as important as you’ve been led to believe. If SCLANS sounds yucky, it’s because I’d like for you to stay away from them...

Rotating Toys, My Rotation

Over the weekend we realized it had been too long since we had done our rotation. So, we decided it was a great time to get in one rotation before we had to sort and tend to the gifts from the holidays. Here’s how it looked. This is the “before”...

“Eat” Video

This mom is working on filling the page for the word “eat”. She does a great job demonstrating how when you tweak the way you would typically read a book with your child, you can give great face time.

How To Rotate Toys

If you haven’t yet read “Shopping In Your Own Toy Closet“, please check that out so you’ll fully understand why rotating toys is so important. Once you’ve done that, here’s the nitty gritty about how to rotate. 1) Get rid of toys that are not...

Shopping In Your Toy Closet

We’ve been talking a lot about shopping this week based on The Fill The Page Theory and our Good Toy Rules. Rules #1-4 have pretty much been the focus so far, but today rule #5 is going to be the star. We are going to be a minimalists! We are...

The 5 BEST toys!

Ok. These are my dream toys. If I could, I would give these five toys to every child, because as far as I’m concerned they are the BEST toys of all time. There are a ton of great toys that didn’t make the list (like puzzles, games, and musical...

Toy Dos and Don’ts

Throughout the year, for holidays or birthdays, many of us are shopping for toys and thinking about what’s best to buy. When it comes to little ones it can be easy to fill the literal or virtual shopping carts right up. Before you shop, read this...