how toys can help a 3 year old's development

How Toys Can Help A 3 Year Old’s Development

By the time a child has reached the age of three years they begin to move out of the toddler phase - with this comes significant development and much greater independence, both physically and emotionally. These advancements bring a demand for greater stimulation, both physical and cognitive. The three to four-year old is learning at a rapid pace and thrives with a supportive and nurturing environment - the role of play is key to this phase.
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reduce single use plastic

6 Tips To Reduce Single Use Plastic

We are starting to see the negative impact of using plastic on a global scale. Steps in the right direction are being made; plastic straws, plastic drink stirrers and plastic cotton buds will be banned in the UK from 2020, but we believe we can do much more. At Le Toy Van we are incorporating sustainable habits into our everyday life to work towards our plastic free ambition. Here are some tips on how you can get involved...
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bentalls bus

Bentalls Bus

All aboard the 111 - Le Toy Van’s Double Decker bus in the Bentall Centre. You have the chance to drive the retro routemaster inspired bus (a fun photo opportunity) or play passenger and ring the bell for your stop. So hop in and take your imagination on a ride!
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montessori approach

What Is The Montessori Approach?

Maria Montessori was an influential early years educationalist, born in Italy in 1870.  While Montessori was working with special needs children it sparked an interest in education and led to her setting up schools for disadvantaged children. The Montessori approach focuses on the planes of development, the theory that children have the greatest capacity to learn in the first 6 years of their lives. This development is achieved with a hands-on, independent approach from the children.
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harrods christmas pop up

Harrods Pop Up

‘Tis the season to be jolly! Le Toy Van is back in the world famous department store, Harrods, to get you into the Christmas spirit.
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