Kindergarten Playtime May Improve Grades

Promoting kindergarten playtime may improve grades going forward into first grade, a new study has found. Among students in high poverty schools, the “Tools for the Mind” technique seems to be particularly effective, according to the study’s authors....

Developmental Benefits of Toys for Young Children

It is no secret that the brain of a child is a sponge, and massive amounts of psychological development happen during early childhood – or before the age of eight. Playing with toys is the first opportunity a child has to explore and interact with the world on...