8 Ways to Make Playtime Educational

8 Ways to Make Playtime Educational

By Simplay3 On 27 Sep 2017 In Tips & Tricks, Family Fun, Imaginative Play

Play benefits the development of six areas for children: cognitive, communication, creative, emotional, physical and social. Planning activities that address all of these areas can be a daunting task. From a sensory table to early STEM learning to building entrepreneurial skills, these moms are creating learning spaces for their children that are based in play and we couldn’t be more excited. Here are 8 different ways to make playtime educational without your children even knowing it!

Jet Setting Mom 

4 Money Making Ideas for Entrepreneurial Kids

Learning entrepreneurial skills with the In & Out Activity Table

Mommy University 

5 Ways to Play with Simplay3

Enhanced story time using the theme of Dinosaurs

The Shady Lane 

Inspire Creativity with a DIY Maker Space

Inspire STEM learning by turning the In & Out Activity Table into a Space Maker

Home Bound But Hopeful 

In the Middle of Fall Sensory & Snack Story Time

Teach children about Fall using acorns, leaves and the In & Out Activity Table


Having children (and parents) engaged through play helps build lifelong skills that will benefit them as adults. How do you make play a priority? 

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