Blog and Newsfeed

Welcome to the More Than Play blog and newsfeed! We’re continually looking for great articles to share along with news and information not only about our company but for infants, toddlers, sensory toys, playtime and kids in general. Click on the links below to begin reading!

How to Create a Calm, Comfortable Bedroom for Your Child with Autism

Oct 22, 2018


How to Create a Calm, Comfortable Bedroom for Your Child with Autism
By Jenny Wise
For children on the autism spectrum, creating a soothing and comfortable bedroom environment is paramount. Children with autism often require special considerations when it …

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Help Children Who Have Been Bullied Bounce Back

Apr 25, 2018


The three words no parent wants to hear from their child, ‘I’m being bullied’! The IAN research report found that a total of 63% of 1,167 children with ASD, ages 6 to 15, had been bullied at some point in …

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Nurture Smart is the Best Crib Mobile for Your Family

Feb 26, 2018


When you have designed your baby room, the center piece is the crib. This is where your baby is going to sleep. This will be where you and your little one (or little ones) begin their day and end it. …

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Surprising Ways In Which Toys Help Kids Learn

Feb 22, 2018


Research in the fields of neurology and psychology are helping us understand learning in a new way. The surprising facts that emerge about how children learn point to the idea that toys can help children in school environments. Gone are …

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Reasons Why Children with Special Educational Needs Should Spend Time Outside

Dec 22, 2017


According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 6.6 million children and young adults between the ages of 3 and 21 are receiving special education services in the USA. Among these children, 35% have specific learning disabilities. Children with special educational …

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Great Apps for Children with Special Needs

Jul 13, 2017


Here is a great article featuring a list of the Top FREE iPad apps for children with special needs. The best part about the list is that it is broken down into categories: General Special Needs, Autism, and Basic Skills. …

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Nurture Smart Mobile Spotted!

Jul 07, 2017


Check out the Nurture Smart Mobile being used at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. You can see it in the background of the video!
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Therapeutic Infant Toy Review: Nurture Smart Crib Mobile

Jun 30, 2017


Child Life Mommy features the Nurture Smart Mobile!
“Recently, infection control has dramatically impacted the types of toys and therapy tools that child life specialists and pediatric nurses can uses for children while they stay in the hospital. The problem …

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