STUMPED BLOG

  • Why we should remember to celebrate Heritage Day and teach our kids about it

    The Irish have St Patrick’s Day, the French have Bastille Day, the Australians have Australia Day and we have Heritage Day, also known as National ...
  • 5 (FREE!) Educational Apps - Technology As Support For Parents

    We hugely encourage the value of outdoor play, nature study and off-screen time, but every parent can agree that technology does have its benefits ...
  • The Importance of Shapes & Patterns During Toddler Play

    Shapes shape the world. They are everywhere, from rectangular doors to circular wheels, octagonal road signs and triangular roofs. According to chi...
  • The Wooden Toy: An Age-Old Favourite

    The nostalgic charm and tradition of childhood fun and games using toys, is evident from the earliest civilisations. Archaeologists have discovered...
  • Mother's Day: The Unmistakable Bond Between A Mother And Her Child

    Have you ever wondered how important the mother-child bond really is? In the 1950's, English psychiatrist John Bowlby, and American psychologist Ma...
  • Rachel OT On What To Consider When Choosing A Toy

    Our DIY kits are designed to hone in on important skill development in our children as they play. This week Rachel Carey, an Occupational Therapist...
  • Cath Fickling On Slow Motherhood, Home Schooling & Simple Farm Living

    Cath Fickling is a qualified teacher & home school mom based on a farm out in Devon, Gauteng who raises her kids with intention, making each da...
  • Gardening Grows Brilliant Kids: Get Growing!

    We all know that sunshine and fresh air is good for us, and what better way to get our children out in nature, than to spend some time gardening? H...
  • 3 Ways To Encourage Your Children To Recycle At Home

    2021 is here, and amidst all the chaos going on in our world, excess waste should not be another contributing factor! Internationally, Germany curr...
  • Panda Play Time On Important Skill Building With Our Four-In-A-Row

    We love hearing feedback from professionals who utilize our products as educational tools! This week we chatted to Nina Hampton, a B.Ed Foundation ...
  • Encouraging An Unplugged Childhood

    We are passionate about instilling authentic values in our children. Teaching them how to think practically and how to form meaningful relationship...
  • Let's Real About Homeschooling

    During these uncertain times, we as parents have had a real taste of homeschooling - between Zoom classes, work schedules, lots of negotiating, lau...