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…

Play Better #15: Trending In 2017

This year, the toy box will be filled with products from both ends of the spectrum. From high-tech toys to classic and outdoor-based products, there is something for everyone’s interests – child or adult. Ultimately, the best toys are always the ones that challenge and foster development, all while maintaining an element of fun. And…

Play Better #14: Buying Tips for the Holidays

The holidays are in full swing! Whether it’s for your own tots, a nephew, a niece, or even a friend’s child, toys are a huge part of holiday gift-giving for most of us. Which is why this month, we’re dishing out tips to help you survive the buying battle and come out tops as a Better…

Play Better #13: Strengthening Family Relationships Through Play

Parent-child play is profoundly meaningful and has more value than we may be aware of. Play allows us to enter a child’s world, on the child’s terms, in order to foster closeness, confidence and connection. It is a safe environment in which our children consciously choose to reveal themselves to us; and the more we join…