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 a family, and working on creative activities can help bring you closer together.
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 that kids with ADHD can stay engaged while playing video games, there is some concern that the repetitiveness of these games may actually encourage ADHD.
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 April 2009 when we released our first building set to the global market. Continue reading →
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, role models are a great inspiration for kids of all ages. In fact, it is with these role models in mind that many girls and boys often choose what they want to be when they grow up or what their dream job would be. They work hard and train to be just like their favorite stars!
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 with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), the challenge of choosing a toy that is both fun and entertaining for your child becomes immensely more difficult.