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Fostering curiosity through play

Jun 18, 2024

Fostering curiosity through play

Allowing children to explore, experiment and learn through play via a curiosity approach sets a foundation for their ...
Light & Learn: Exciting adventures in illumination

May 28, 2024

Light & Learn: Exciting adventures in illumination

As educators and parents seek different ways to enhance the learning experience for children, one method gaining sign...
Exploring emotions in the early years by Rachel Comfort - TickiT

May 14, 2024

Exploring emotions in the early years by Rachel Comfort

Emotional intelligence spans far wider than just being able to express ourselves. It allows us to access more meaning...
Using mirrors for speech development in the early years and beyond

Apr 30, 2024

Using mirrors for speech development in the early years and beyond

Firstly, let me introduce myself. My name is William Laven. You may be wondering, who is this person writing this art...
Toys that don’t look like toys - blurring the lines between play and design.

Apr 16, 2024

Toys that don’t look like toys - blurring the lines between play and design.

Here at tickit we understand and wholeheartedly agree that toys should be available to all children during waking hou...
Small space toys for big imaginations

Mar 27, 2024

Small space toys for big imaginations

Here at tickit we understand that not everyone will have a dedicated room or space for toys, and while we want to pro...
Easter Eggstravaganza: Play the tickit way this Spring!

Mar 25, 2024

Easter Eggstravaganza: Play the tickit way this Spring!

Spring has sprung, and with it comes the prospect of warmer weather, longer days, flowers starting to bloom… and East...
Bookish Play Ideas: Nurturing Early Education in Toddlers

Mar 6, 2024

Bookish Play Ideas: Nurturing Early Education in Toddlers

In the delightful realm of toddlerhood, every day is an adventure filled with curiosity and wonder. As parents, careg...
Humphrey the tickit elephant

Feb 29, 2024

How Humphrey found his name…the tale of the tickit elephant.

It’s a fun, but by no means easy life being a mascot, especially when you are this cute… This is the tale of the tick...
Outdoor Play with tickit in Winter and Spring by Vicki Moulding

Feb 20, 2024

Outdoor Play with tickit in Winter and Spring by Vicki Moulding

It can be hard to get outdoors in Winter when it’s very cold, damp and dark. However, there are perks to these cold m...
Our Play Predictions 2024: A Glimpse into Tomorrow's Playtime Wonders

Feb 8, 2024

Our Play Predictions 2024: A Glimpse into Tomorrow's Playtime Wonders

Kicking off the year in style, the Nuremberg Toy Fair in January was a playground of inspiration for parents, educato...
Make the Switch to Open-Ended Toys this Christmas By Sheila O’Reilly 

Nov 29, 2023

Make the Switch to Open-Ended Toys this Christmas By Sheila O’Reilly 

Hands up if you’ve ever bought presents that were played with for five minutes and then sat on a shelf gathering dust...
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