November 2, 2018

In this interview, Dr. Stevanne Auerbach, PhD, talks about the value of toys and what to think about before selecting a toy for your child.

Dr. Auerbach is known as Dr. Toy and is a former teacher and administrator with the federal government and was founder/director of the San Francisco International Toy Museum.

Tags: play toys

August 2, 2018

Here are some Wirecutter-tested recommendations for toys that support playful learning. Wirecutter is a product review website owned by The New York Times.

Author: Courtney Schley
Source: The New York Times
Estimated time to read: 05:19

June 5, 2018

Nature/Forest preschools are becoming popular. Research shows that unstructured outdoor play helps children concentrate and also reduces stress. However, studies also suggest that academically focused preschools help children develop early math and reading skills.   

Author: Conor Williams
Source: The Atlantic 
Estimated time to read: 10:00

May 18, 2018

Inceptive* interviewed Playfully, an app that offers developmentally appropriate play ideas for parents of children aged 0-3. Playfully is offering the Inceptive community an extended free trial of the app! 

Author: Playfully
Source: Inceptive Community Forum
Estimated time to read: 05:25

*Note: The goal of this interview is only to inform parents about cutting-edge science-based apps and products. Inceptive does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services. The views expressed in the interview are those of the authors and do not represent the opinion of Inceptive.