How to ensure that your child gets a healthy mix of work and play this year. It seems as though kids these days have more and more priorities each and every year that they have to balance. Between soccer practice, homework, participating in clubs, playing with friends and spending time with family, it can seem […]
A comparison of structured and free play, with valuable information about both. Structured play, which is also called “guided play,” is generally geared toward preschoolers or those entering kindergarten. It consists of any game or activity that has a specific goal for a child to strive towards. This could be anything from motor skills (the […]
Parents of autistic children sometimes have a complicated time when trying to choose a toy for their child. They want a toy that their child will treasure and enjoy, but one that is able to serve as an educational tool. But since there is a full spectrum of children with autism, no one child is […]
At Laser Pegs® we’re obsessed with all kinds of toys and how they have evolved. Since we’re in the business of developing light up construction toys and kits, we thought we’d take a look back at construction and building toys through the ages.
Every parent wants their child to be safe, cared for, and protected. It’s something that is virtually instinctual in moms and dads. But can some parents take it too far? In the past decade or so, a phenomenon termed “helicopter parenting” has taken off, so to speak.
If your family is like many families out there, you probably juggle multiple schedules between work, school, sports and other extracurricular activities. Busy schedules can make it difficult for some families to even sit down at the dinner table together on a regular basis. It is important, though, to find time to spend together as […]
If you are a parent or educator who is in search of engaging activities for kids who have been diagnosed with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), you may want to consider spending more time outside the home or classroom and adding building or construction toys to your kid’s toy box. While some research has shown […]
At Laser Pegs we strive to make unique toy construction sets that kids love, spurs their creativity and helps them develop skills, all at the same time. We also hope to be seen as innovators in our field, by offering kids cool toys they can’t find with other toy designers. That innovation was launched in […]
Play like your favorite football players with these NFL Laser Pegs toys. As kids, we often have a number of different heroes and role models that we look up to. Whether it is your favorite musician or TV star, an all-star athlete on your favorite sports team, or even the president of the United States, […]
Choosing the best toys for kids with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. When shopping for a toy for your child, it can be difficult to decide which kind of toy or activity they would like best. Puzzles? Building blocks? Coloring books? Dolls? There are so many options to choose from! However, for parents who have a child […]