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Making Clean Up Achievable with Play Pouch!

Something I have learned as a mum is that cleaning up is not a natural skill. Early on I expected that my kids would simply pick up the things they had scattered and put it where it should be. Well boy was I wrong! Realistically I never cared for tidying until I had kids of my own and then I thought that everyone could easily keep things in basic order. But now I appreciate that the idea of keeping things in order is not something that comes naturally to most kids. Fair enough! A good percentage of kids will be motivated by pleasing their caregiver or parent. If a task is easy to do and kids know that they will please...

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Dressing Up.

Happy Halloween! Dressing up is certainly alive and well today. But what about dress-ups just for play on other days of the year?  When I was a kid (many years ago), we had relatively modern built-in cupboards in our humble suburban home. I was the youngest of three girls and on special occasions like Christmas or when family friends were over and sometimes on boring school holiday days, old suitcases would be dragged down from the unreachable heights of the upper level of the cupboards. My sisters, friends and I would delight in dressing up in random outfits. Shawls, cowhide belts, leather boots and pearl necklaces would get their moments in the light. As time passed, medal-winning gym leotards and bridesmaid's...

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LEGO - the heirloom toy

Lego is timeless and ageless. Yes, sure the packaging has changed and clever ways of getting us to buy more Lego are part of this day and age. But how cool is it that kids of today are so often building on a collection that started with their mum or dad? So often we hear from our customers about the hand-me-down collection that is being built upon by the next generation. And I can’t help but love the grandmas who have refused to pass on the Lego to the son or daughter, but keep it at their house for the grandkids! We often hear about the denim and string bag from the 80s that helped to make Lego play a...

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