11 Gift Ideas That Will Make You The Cool Aunt/Uncle

There’s about to be a serious connection between some lucky kids and their favourite adults here. Gunning for the role of Favourite Aunt/Uncle of The Year? It’s always a toughie during Christmas; but whether you’re a picky, clueless, or just naturally a terrible gifter, we’re determined to help you win their ‘Cool’ stamp of approval…

Play Better #19: Why Modular Toys Are Better

Research has proven that Modular construction toys are powerful tools of learning for young children because they are truly open-ended, encouraging creative and imaginative learning through self-directed play. Often, modular toys are very scalable; and the complexity and creativity of the built project is likely to increase in tandem with the child’s growing abilities, making…

Play Better #18: Those Terrible Teething Days!

Teething isn’t any fun for babies, and usually not for parents either. When babies are teething, they spend a good part of  the day putting things into their mouths and trying to soothe their aching gums; while parents, on the other hand, find themselves with the arduous task of finding the right teether that works best…

Play Better #17: Sustainable Play With PlanToys

The Better Toy Store loves the Earth, and that means promoting play that is safe not just for our children, but for our environment too. To be truly eco-friendly, the entire life-cycle of a toy (from ‘cradle to the grave’) should be looked at from the standpoint of its total impact on the environment; and this includes…