• How are you celebrating Roald Dahl Story Day?

    Lots of special events have happened in the last week. These things will be annual events that we remember and celebrate every year. There are many...
  • Mamatoyz: Plastic Free July Ideas for Children

    Every July, the month is dedicated to educating more people about plastic waste and providing ideas and inspiration for changes that reduce the amount of plastic we all use. Plastic consumption is not a new topic of conversation and this awareness month has been growing every year. The detrimental consequences of plastic to the environment has been a growing concern for many years and the future of our world relies on us all making efforts to make a difference with our consumption. As all of our efforts are for the generations below us including our own children, it’s important for us all to teach our little ones why we’re involved with things like Plastic Free July and what it means! Here’s everything you need to know and some ideas to get your children involved with the conversation about plastic waste!

  • Mamatoyz: 10 Children’s art week ideas!

    We’re always interested in getting children to be creative. We can learn so many things about our little ones by investing time in letting them explore and be adventurous with different mediums and different slides. Creativity comes in many forms, an art is one that can be expressed in any way that brings joy and inspiration. With Children’s Art Week on its way, we thought we’d put together a great list of popular ideas for you and your family to try out!

  • Mamatoyz: The BuggyBaby Outdoor Playtime Guide: What you need to know!

    We’re very excited to be a part of the BuggyBaby Outdoor Playtime Guide. We love helping families with their healthy development and hold a special place for encouraging children to be in and explore the outdoors. Being outside has so many benefits. With the world continually moving towards a more digital state, we couldn't pass up the opportunity to support a guide that promotes more families spending time together and getting outside. Here’s everything you need to know about this guide and why we’re involved!

  • Mamatoyz: Are cupcakes and fairy cakes the same?

    There’s something special about baking with children. It can both be challenging and rewarding as well as give our little ones the opportunity to start learning important skills that they’ll need in the future. Cupcakes aren’t an essential part of life, but they do bring a lot of happiness to many people and they’re a great creative expression as well as a stress relief outlet. If you haven’t tried baking with your little one yet, now is the time to start! But with these little treats, which should you make and what’s the difference between cupcakes and fairy cakes?

  • Mamatoyz: What happens at Bike Week?

    We’re getting more and more into encouraging our children outdoors with the inspiration coming from the sun. Each day it seems to be getting brighter and warmer. All we want to do is get our children outdoors, getting that fresh air and having fun. Bike Week is a great opportunity to get together with other like-minded parents and find new activities to keep children engaged and stimulated. In this article, we’ll be discussing everything that happens at bike week!

  • MamaToyz: Imaginative Play ideas with the Sera Wooden Kitchen

    By encouraging them to use their imagination we’re also creating a place where they can build their creative skills too. We have lots of wonderful products that help work on multiple developmental skills, but today we’re focusing on the Sera Wooden Kitchen. Here’s everything you need to know about the Sera Wooden Kitchen and imaginative play ideas to inspire your little one!
  • Mamatoyz: What should you do with used toys?

    There comes a time in every child’s growing up when we look at the toys they’ve accumulated and we have to make decisions about what will happen next with them. Our biggest priority is to ensure the happiness of our children and of course, saying goodbye to toys can be difficult but is part of the developmental process and can provide some wonderful teaching moments. In this article, we’re going to cover everything from how to speak to your child about moving toys to how to dispose of them in an environmentally friendly way!

  • Mamatoyz National Share a Story Month: Storytelling for children 3 - 5 years old

    Storytelling has been an incredible form of communicating tradition, morals and entertainment for longer than we could ever imagine. From paintings...
  • Mamatoyz: National Gardening Week: What can gardening do for children?

    We’re really getting into the spring and summer spirit. The British weather might be unpredictable but we’re trying to get as much time outside with our little ones as we can this year. There are so many benefits for our children, and ourselves, to be spending time outdoors. From reconnecting with nature to valuable family time, the outdoors brings so many positive things to our daily lives and the brighter weather brings joy too. The sunshine has a wonderful ability to help flowers grow, bloom and bring a smile to our faces and this May is National Gardening Week. Here’s everything you need to know and the benefits you and your family can enjoy this week!

  • Mamatoyz: Get Involved! Did you know it’s National Walking Month?

      We’re loving the spring feeling and the freshness that makes us all want to get outside! Fortunately, this month is National Walking Month. The m...
  • MamaToyz: How does outdoor play boost a child’s development?

    We are becoming increasingly aware of the impact of our children spending too much time inside. After being through a dreary British winter and having no motivation to leave our cosy homes, it can sometimes be difficult to motivate our children to get up, out and move when the weather turns. In this article, we’ve detailed the health and well-being benefits of how outdoor play boosts your little one’s development so you can feel energised and inspired to keep motivating them to get outside this summer!