Toddler activities made simple

Why toddler activities? As our babies turn into toddlers, we begin to feel the pressure to provide toddler activities for entertainment or educational experiences. As an Early Years teacher, I encounter many parents who have their child enrolled in a selection of extracurricular activities to enrich and extend their learning. The good news is that […]

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Non-toxic play mat

Non-toxic play mat – Why test to international standards? When we first started Freddy & Co we researched the safety standards for play mats in Australia to ensure our products were of the highest quality and we could truly say they were a non-toxic play mat. We were shocked to find out no safety standards […]

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Play ideas for your newborn baby

It’s never too early to play with your baby When you have your first baby there is so much information around you all the time; but I want to share with you a piece of advice, that my obstetrician gave me when Freddy was a day old, that helped me. Stop thinking-he told me. This […]

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Reading on your play mat

By Freddy’s Dad What I expected: When I became a father for the first time I thought my main task would be to support my wife.  I would have to make sure she had the best opportunity to raise my son, Freddy.  How naïve I was. I wanted to take an active role, and I […]

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The importance of tummy time

A safe and stimulating environment such as a padded baby play mat on your floor is perfect for tummy time as the colours and shapes provide stimulation and motivation as they explore their surroundings.

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