Month: October 2017

5 Learning Experiences Children Get from Playing Dress-up

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Have you heard the expression “Play is a child’s work”? 

Child learn by exploring and trying out new things during role play when they dress-up. Costumes can be simple; elaborate or authentic. Kids dressing up in a costume of some kind is not just for Halloween or a school play. Dress-up/ dramatic play items don’t need to cost much.

Dozens of the Best Resources for Kids Busy Bags

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You are new teacher or  mommy who wants to put together the best educational busy bags for your children.

But, where do you start to gather kid friendly stuff on your budget? This post will share DOZENS ideas and links to inspire you as well as where to beg, borrow or buy those fun little sensory play items that go into busy bags.

Fairy Wings and other Whimsical Things for Girls

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This post will direct you to my Heart Felt Play Store along with a hint of why I love to sell dramatic play costume parts

In 1953 when I was 3  my grandmother bought me a Tinker Belle mask to wear for our hometown Halloween parade. I was convinced that I had the best Halloween costume EVER! and I was the ONLY one to be Tinke Belle. At age 3, little did I know that most of the other little girls in the US who had watched Disney’s Peter Pan movie, wanted to dress-up like Tinker Belle as well. Since then I think many woman began to love the mythical fairy. At age 67, I’m still not sure if Tinker Belle was a fairy or a pixie, but, dressing up with sheer wings is fun, no matter.

Six year Old Learns Nanna’s Business

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This weekend my youngest grand daughter and I accomplished a new goal for our e-commerce store that involves a new learning experience. Sophie-Do-It models for our HeartFeltPlayStore.com all the time. But, today, the 6 year old got more involved in processing a customer’s order.