Best Sensory Toys for Autism

April 1, 2019

When looking for the best sensory toys for autism, it is important to consider your child’s individual needs. Depending on their age, interests and developmental stage, there are plenty of fabulous toys for autistic children to choose from. In this blogpost, we will be discussing sensory and fidget toys that provide stimulation for the senses. […]

Educational Gift Ideas for Kids

March 16, 2019

We believe that learning can be fun here at WordUnited! Play is a highly effective way in which children learn and is an activity that can be scaffolded by adults. As parents and teachers, you can identify which learning style is most suited to your child and choose educational toys and books using this information. […]

World Book Day Competition!

March 6, 2019

WordUnited’s World Book Day Competition! A Picture for a Book… Love reading with your children? Why not enter WordUnited’s competition? Send a picture celebrating World Book Day with your child/children by Sunday 10 March 2019 to [email protected] The winner can choose any book available on with a value of up to £20! The prize will […]

5 Best Quiet Books for Toddlers

March 2, 2019

From a very young age, children can reap the benefits of books and begin to develop beneficial pre-reading skills. Reading can help children grasp the importance of following the text from left to right and knowing when to turn the page. Moreover, children will be exposed to new vocabulary, learn new phrases and expand their […]

7 Meaningful Children Stories with Morals

February 23, 2019

Reading is an important activity for your child’s development and can be a fun activity with benefits that transfer to many different areas in life, from academic subjects in school to simply comprehending signs and instructions around them. Reading expands vocabulary, improves children’s understanding of the world and develops imagination. There are many excellent children’s […]

Fun & Educational Book Series for Children

February 15, 2019

Reading is a wonderful activity that can help children to develop a wide variety of skills. When reading a book, children absorb new vocabulary and learn how to concentrate for extended periods of time. Moreover, children’s educational book series provide a wealth of information about events, people and places around the world, whilst simultaneously expanding […]

Top Emotional Development Activities for Kids

February 9, 2019

As children grow, they experience a range of developmental milestones including physical, cognitive, social and emotional growth. There are various emotional development activities that can nurture and support children when developing in these areas. Below, you will find a range of activities to assist your child’s emotional development. Reading Reading is a wonderful activity to […]

Top 10 Art Activities for Kids

February 3, 2019

Art activities for kids are excellent for nurturing your child’s creativity. They can provide hours of fun, alongside being merged with other areas of learning, such as Drama, Maths, Geography and Science. Not only this, but they can also assist in developing fine motor skills, observational skills and creativity. Below are 10 fun-packed art activities […]

A Guide to the Best Educational Toys for Toddlers

January 23, 2019

Between the ages of 12 and 36 months, toddlers are developing numerous skills. These abilities can be nurtured and developed with a variety of educational toys for toddlers, of which will be explained below. Learning at this age is typically play-based, so it is important to choose toys that are both fun and educational for […]

Five Simple Tips to Choose Smart Gifts for Kids

December 1, 2018

Toys are an essential part of every child’s journey and the toys we choose for our children can shape and influence their development. Children learn by playing, and while most toys stimulate the brain, educational toys focus on nurturing specific life-long essential skills like creativity, innovative thinking, problem solving, cognitive skills, fine motor skills, emotional […]

Inspiring Ideas to Make Playing and Learning Fun this Autumn

November 1, 2018

Nature in Autumn is a wonderful sensory playground bursting of opportunities to have lots of fun learning and playing outdoors and indoors! Autumn Treasure Hunt From leaves and twigs to bark and conkers, children can create a magical autumn collection to remember. For younger children, you can use some of the collected items to create […]

10 Inexpensive Ways to Keep Your Children Entertained This Summer

July 22, 2018

Summer holidays are precious and memorable times for children. Yet, the long days mean it is easy for children to spend extended periods with tablets and TV. Why not keep your children stimulated and entertained this summer, developing valuable skills while enjoying fun-packed days? Here are inspiring ideas to help you planning for this summer: […]