Archive for August, 2010
If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!We love Plan Toys. Their wooden dolls houses are amazing with their simplistic design and use of environmentally friendly materials and are often found in Montessori and Waldorf based preschools. The Plan Toys Chalet Doll House is not one of [...]
If you know a little princess then you will love Le Toy Van Sophie’s House. All of the Le Toy Van doll house range is beautifully finished and features gorgeous decorative painting, and Sophie’s House is no exception. This dolls house is one of our most popular and is an award winner in the toy [...]
Looking for modern dolls house furniture? We have a number of gorgeous options, all made with eco-friendly rubberwood and so simple and chic in design that they will suit any style of wooden dolls house, whether the house itself is modern or not.
The Plan Toys Modern Dolls House Furniture Set is the most contemporary in [...]
Part 7: Intuition
The last of our 6 faculties that’s important to develop in your children is intuition.
Intuition is our ability to channel, receive and be in tune with the energy and vibrations that surround us. It is by being accepting to a feeling and open minded/trusting what we feel, that we allow ourselves to tap [...]
Part 6: Imagination
“Imagination is the most marvellous, miraculous, inconceivably powerful force that the world has ever known.”
Napoleon Hill said that, and he’s right. Every one of us has the most wonderful imagination, the more widely known of the higher faculties. Unfortunately at an early age though, for most of us it gets put in a [...]
Part 5: Memory
All children have perfect memories. Whether they’re strong or weak memory faculties is another thing. You’ve heard the saying, “use it or lose it”? Well, it applies to muscles, movement patterns and mental faculties, including memory.
Memory is developed through association. Not just any association, but ridiculous association! Some of the best memory techniques [...]
Part 4: Will
We now come to our third higher faculty of Will. What is the will? The will to the mind is very much like a magnifying glass to the sun. It brings the power of the sun to a white hot focus. And that’s what the will is to the mind. You concentrate. You [...]
Part 3: Reason
The second higher faculty we are examining is Reason. Reason is where we take individual, original thoughts and bring them together to form ideas. In fact, that’s what an idea is – a thought or collection of thoughts directed towards a purpose. In giving children the opportunity to play with wooden toys that [...]
Part 2: Perception
Your child’s perception is their point of view. For example, let’s say your child is playing with their dolls house with a sibling, or friend or even just with you. You will often hear from their conversations about the dolls and furniture, that one child sees something wrong with whats going on and [...]
Part 1, The Higher Faculties:
Developing intellectual faculties in your child can be as easy as playing with an educational toy. Humans have 6 of these intellectual ‘faculties’ and it is vital that each one of them is stimulated. And if you have not heard of these before now, you are not alone, in fact very [...]