- September 10, 2021
What Is A Curvy Balance Board?
A curvy balance board is an open ended Waldorf inspired toy. It is for all ages and can be used in endless ways.
We love the question: what is a curvy balance board? Because a curvy balance board can be whatever you want it to be! That’s right, instead of being powered by batteries, this toy is powered by your children’s imagination! Our Capikooa curvy wooden balance board is a toy that is designed with no rules or instructions, children are free to use their imagination when playing with a Capikooa balance board. Open-ended play allows children to be curious, explore, and create, all whilst learning. Our balance boards are inspired by Waldorf and Montessori principles.
- September 03, 2021
Why is Imagination At Play Important For Child Development?
Here’s ways that imagination at play can help with your child’s development!
Do your kids have the kind of crazy imagination that ends up transporting them to a whole new world in their head? Suddenly their wardrobe becomes a portal to another dimension and their blankets become a superhero cape! If this sounds like your child then their active imagination is benefiting them in ways you may not know. If you’d like to know why getting your kid’s imagination at play is a vital step in their development, then keep reading as we list these key important benefits.
- August 20, 2021
Sustainable Play Ideas For This Summer
Here are the 9 Easy Sustainable play ideas to do with the kids!
Are you tired of your kids playing with flimsy plastic toys? Do you want to encourage your little ones to be more resourceful and creative this summer? Well we’ve lined up some sustainable play ideas that will get your child's imagination at play and that use only eco-friendly materials that you can find around your home! The following ideas are the perfect way to teach your children about the importance of recycling and sustainability, whilst also enhancing their development through improving their creativity and fine motor skills. These ideas shouldn’t take too long to set up making them a quick and easy fix for when they tell you they’re bored! Keep reading to see our suitable ideas for 2-5 year olds.
- July 16, 2021
Summer Outdoor Play Ideas
Here are the 5 Kinds Of Summer Outdoor Play That Your Kids Need!
Are you looking for some fun outdoor play activities to get the kids outside this summer? If yes then this post is for you! Outdoor play provides kids with many benefits, but we know it can be hard to get them away from their screens. So that’s why we’ve listed 5 types of outdoor play that will get them feeling creative, energised, and ready for some fun in the sun!
- June 11, 2021
What exactly is Creative Play?
Here are our 5 long term benefits of creative play with play ideas!
We're all about how creative play can benefit your child in the long run. But what exactly is creative play? Creative play is all about children learning to express themselves whilst developing skills to prepare them for the real world.
Sometimes all you want to do is give your child a toy to keep them entertained whilst you have some much needed relaxation time, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t still helping them! Independence is a benefit that comes with creative play alongside many more. We put together a list of the five most important benefits that creative play offers!
- May 13, 2021
5 Creative Ideas To Improve Gross Motor Skills For Kid’s Of All Ages
It can be hard to find ways to keep your children active and moving, especially during current times. We understand how important it is to build your child’s gross motor skills as it helps improve their confidence when playing. If you’re stuck on how to get them moving then keep reading as I’m about to share five easy and creative ideas that will help improve your child’s gross motor skills, all from home!