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5 Children's Books to Celebrate Black History Month

5 Children's Books to Celebrate Black History Month
  In 1990, scholar Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop wrote that books are mirrors, reflecting our own lives back at us, and that reading is therefore a mea...

Developmental Milestones

Developmental Milestones
Developmental milestones are important age-specific skills that most children can do at a certain age, and are used to help check how your child ...

Year Of The Tiger Craft

Year Of The Tiger Craft
     This Lunar New Year 2022 begins on February 1, 2022! And, the Chinese zodiac animal to represent 2022 is the tiger, making this super fun t...

Lunar New Year Across Asia

Lunar New Year Across Asia
This year, Lunar New Year starts on February 1, 2022! Lunar New Year is tied to the Chinese lunar calendar, whose parameters were set according to ...

The Chinese Zodiac

The Chinese Zodiac
  The Chinese Zodiac is an integral part of everyday life in Chinese culture and is popular in many East Asian and Southeast Asian countries like...

6 Strategies To Teach Your Child Turn-Taking

6 Strategies To Teach Your Child Turn-Taking
Taking turns is a huge childhood accomplishment in interacting and socializing with others. Arguably one of the biggest accomplishments. The abili...

Melting Coloured Ice Sensory Activity

Melting Coloured Ice Sensory Activity
This ice-melting sensory activity will feel super cool with the contrast of cold ice and warm water. Watching the colours melt into the warm water...

Thanks To Community Residents, Kids Can Skate & Slide On Natural, Outdoor Ice Rinks In Toronto

Thanks To Community Residents, Kids Can Skate & Slide On Natural, Outdoor Ice Rinks In Toronto
There are tonnnsss of ice skating rinks to visit in Toronto, but did you know that all the natural ice rinks in the parks are organized by members ...

Visiting Our Local Organic Cotton Supplier

Visiting Our Local Organic Cotton Supplier
Here at Jenny & Andy, we are proud to be Canadian! Even our organic cotton is sourced from a local facility. We went behind the scenes to learn...

Festive Fine Motor Pinecone Pom Pom Trees

Festive Fine Motor Pinecone Pom Pom Trees
  These Festive Fine Motor Pinecone Pom Pom Trees (say that fast, 10 times!) are a super-easy, super-fun holiday craft for children to create cute...

10 Characteristics Of Play

10 Characteristics Of Play
On the surface, play may just seem like, well, play - playing and having fun. But play is so much more than simply having fun. Playing actually pla...

4 Winter-Fun Activities To Check Out In Toronto

4 Winter-Fun Activities To Check Out In Toronto
  We had our first snowfall of the season here in Toronto this week. We don't know about you, but we are super excited! But whether you're a summe...