Shopping Smarter, Not Harder

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3 Reasons To Invest In A Wooden Play Kitchen For Your Child

Willie Shaw

Access to toys can help entertain and thrill your child. The types of toys that you invest in can have a significant impact on the development of your child. Recognizing that toys play a critical role in the development process allows you to examine the toys you purchase for your child with a more critical eye.

Here are three reasons why it can be beneficial to make the decision to invest in a wooden play kitchen for your child in the future.

1. A toy kitchen encourages your child to be more active.

Unlike toys that are based on technology, play kitchens encourage your child to get up and get moving. Simulating the day-to-day activities that take place in a kitchen setting will allow your child to move around more than he or she normally would.

This increased activity can aid in the development of motor skills and help to establish a more healthy weight. Allowing toys like a play kitchen to encourage your child to be more active can be a great way to ensure he or she develops properly.

2. A toy kitchen can foster problem solving skills.

Having the ability to assess a situation, identify potential courses of action, then make a decision are skills that your child will use throughout his or her lifetime. Investing in a play kitchen gives your child a safe and fun environment in which to practice his or her problem solving skills.

Having to determine how to fit play groceries into the toy kitchen's fridge, navigating the process of pretending to cook more than one item with limited stove space, and determining the best way to arrange flatware in the toy kitchen's drawers are all activities that allow your child to practice his or her problem solving skills.

3. A toy kitchen can help your child learn social skills.

Being able to interact in social situations is critical to the future success of your child. Important social skills can begin to be developed through the introduction of a toy kitchen into your child's playtime.

Not only will your child be able to incorporate friends and family members into the use of the toy kitchen, but he or she can begin to learn how to compromise and share while playing with a toy kitchen as well.

Understanding the valuable skills that a toy kitchen can help your child develop makes it easy to see why investing in a wooden kitchen for your child can be beneficial.


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Shopping Smarter, Not Harder

After I became a mother, I realized that I was going to be spending quite some time shopping for supplies. I knew that when I wasn't getting groceries, I would likely be finding new clothes for my kids to wear and trying to find things for the house. Instead of spending loads of money on all of these shopping trips, I started trying to shop smarter, not harder. I started carefully evaluating things like price tags and sales, and it really made a big difference in our lives. This blog is all about saving money by buying the right things, and knowing how to avoid problems from overspending.