Ellen Metrick

Want to sneak in a little literacy with your kids this summer? We've got some tips to get you started. more

Jul 16, 2014 12:46 PM Special Needs

Balance effects everything your child tries to do. Help them better develop their balance with a fun day of play and some innovative products. more

Apr 2, 2014 2:23 PM Special Needs

Math literacy needs to be developed early, and toys and play are a great way to do it. more

Aug 20, 2013 3:07 PM Special Needs

Teaching a child cooperation skills is as important as teaching them cognitive or communication skills. more

Mar 15, 2013 2:35 PM Special Needs

Tips and projects to get outside and combine art and nature with your children. more

Aug 9, 2012 10:20 AM Special Needs

This year’s Gold Award-winning toys encourage children to understand their world, from basic skill-building more

Sep 1, 2009 12:42 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Each year, toy manufacturers present a new wave of products that make us think, laugh and explore.   more

Aug 31, 2009 3:44 PM Chicago Parent Archives