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messy children make better learners!

Here’s a gem of an article which discusses research showing what we at messy monkeys already know having seen our messy babies and toddlers at work: messy play really does help your child to learn! Messy play is a fundamental part of a child’s development and children who are allowed to get messy, according to this study, are better able to describe the world around
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did you hear that ‘splat’?!

It’s not exactly breaking news that babies and toddlers learn by listening to us, but how often do we really listen to them? Can you imagine how frustrating it must be to find yourself engaged in hundreds of new experiences but be unable to talk about them, share how you feel and ask questions? Messy play is a fantastic way of introducing children to
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