Children's Emotions and Scaffolding Play

June 16, 2020
posted by Justin Triemstra


Over the past few months, many children have either been directly or indirectly exposed to a variety of abrupt changes to their daily rhythm and/or significant life stressors. In this period of rapid changes and life altering events, it is essential for parental figures and adult caregivers to understand the importance of speaking with their children about the recent events in a developmentally appropriate manner.

A "Prescription to Play"

April 28, 2020
posted by Justin Triemstra

Editor’s note: During this time of uncertainty, play is more important than ever. For more resources to help your family continue #PlayingAtHome, please visit radioflyer.com/playingathome.


Printable Game for Grandparents & Grandkids

April 27, 2020
posted by Mindy Stumpf

With stay at home orders still in place across the country, we’re all missing our friends and family members that we haven’t been able to see. It’s hard to be away from our loved ones, and we know grandparents especially are missing their grandkids. Luckily, we can still be together even when we are apart thanks to the wonders of technology.

Creative DIY Costumes for Imaginative Play

April 22, 2020
posted by Mindy Stumpf

Fun fact: it doesn’t need to be Halloween to get dressed up! What better time than when we are all #PlayingAtHome to get creative and have some fun with costumes? Parents, this a 2-for-1 activity. First, it’s a great craft project for the whole family. Whether you want to spend minutes or hours creating your costume is entirely up to you! Second, costumes are a perfect spark for imaginative & pretend play. One costume can take you and your family on so many adventures.

Activity Bingo Card for Families

April 21, 2020
posted by Mindy Stumpf

As we all continue #PlayingAtHome, this time spent together with family will help create cherished moments and warm memories that will last. For a fun spin on doing activities together, we have created a printable activity bingo card for families. With 25 family fun activities to complete, this bingo card will provide hours of entertainment.

Backyard Scavenger Hunt for Kids

April 09, 2020
posted by Mindy Stumpf

Last week, we brought you a printable indoor scavenger hunt to help you and your family continue #PlayingAtHome. Sunshine and fresh air are as important as ever, so this week we have created an outdoor scavenger hunt sheet for more adventures. Bring the print out on your family walk or complete it in your own backyard.