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Fancy Fun With Princess Dresses

Fancy Fun With Princess Dresses

One of the best parts about being a little girl is getting dressed up in fancy gowns and jewelry to reenact favorite princess characters. It doesn’t take much to spark a child’s imagination, maybe a pearl necklace, feather boa, glittery fabric, or shiny tiara, and they’re off in the pretend land of their own fairy tale! Children may pretend their royal destiny involves living in a castle, visiting with a fairy godmother, and attending fabulous balls and parties. But of course, princesses can have daring adventures too, there may be a wicked stepmother out to get her, or she could...

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Creative Play Ideas With Teetot's Medieval Knight Costume

Creative Play Ideas With Teetot's Medieval Knight Costume

Good morrow to you, lords and ladies. Don your toughest chainmail, sheath your sword and mount your trusty steed. With the help of Teetot’s imaginative knight costume, you’ll be more than ready for adventure and bravery. Vanquish gray days with Teetot’s deluxe knight costume that encourages confidence, creativity, and imagination. The superior quality and thoughtful design of Teetot’s knight in shining armor costume helps you save the day from unknown perils and everyday boredom. Any good knight knows it takes ample courage to ready for battle. Knights weren’t only heralded for their strength and swordsmanship, however. They were also renowned for...

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The Importance of Imagination To a Child's Development

The Importance of Imagination To a Child's Development

A child's imagination is powerful and magical. Using their imagination, children can look at a fallen twig and see a sword that will help them overcome a dragon. They can pretend that a stone they found is actually a precious jewel with incredible power that is sought the world over. On long car rides, they can imagine heart-racing car chases across the country or deep-sea dives in a submarine. The possibilities are endless. There is nothing more important to a child’s development than a healthy imagination. They possess the freedom to create worlds inside their head, along with its inhabitants. Using the...

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Kids Dress-Up Play: Five Surprising Benefits for Your Child

Kids Dress-Up Play: Five Surprising Benefits for Your Child

   Whether you were born in the city or the country, this continent or another, as one of many or an only child, dress-up play was part of your upbringing. Dress-up play comes naturally to kids. However, this universal activity is more than just a diversion. As Maria Montessori said, "Play is the work of the child." When dressing up, we develop fine and gross motor skills, language, socialization, emotional well-being, problem-solving, creativity and more. Dress-up play is essential to the healthy development of children. Fine and Gross Motor Skills Both fine and gross motor skills are naturally developed through dress-up play....

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Promoting Creative Play for Toddlers

Promoting Creative Play for Toddlers

Play is a critical part of your toddler's development and, in fact, you will generally watch your child go through several different types of play development styles. Each stage helps children learn and develop critical skills that they will use throughout their lifetime, like creativity, problem-solving, and willingness to take risks.

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