National Childcare Week

Next week is National Childcare Week promoting the importance of childcare, especially in the early years of development, strengthening and contributing to children’s play and learning, building a good foundation for their future.

At Galt Toys we understand the importance of development in the early years – making sure children have a good foundation will undoubtedly set them up for school and the future!  Research over the years has clearly shown that good-quality early education benefits the child in the long term, underlining why childcare is so important.

Perhaps this explains why Gwyneth Paltrow felt the need to spend £60,000 on a nanny, and Supernanny Jo Frost’s TV show Extreme Parental Guidance on Channel 4, is a huge success. According to Jo, as quoted in the Telegraph, “The average child spends less than 49 minutes a day doing things together with their parents.”

Communication and interaction are key to a child’s development. We are always designing toys to meet the needs of all stages of child development from 0-10 years, which are fun and to encourage learning through play.

Our award winning innovative Playnest is a self-contained play environment for babies and toddlers. The triangular fabric covered inflatable ring provides additional sideways support for baby during rest and play.

Around the Playnest, there are 8 multi-sensory features to stimulate touch, vision and hearing, providing the early experience and interaction a baby needs.

To celebrate National childcare week we are giving away one Playnest  – for your chance to win please subscribe to our blog.

Closing date: Monday 25th July 2011

Winner announced: Wednesday 27th July 2011


About GaltToys

With 175 years experience in toys and education, Galt know a thing or two about designing toys to encourage children to learn through play...and also have fun! All Galt toys are manufactured to the highest standards of quality and safety. From our unique Playnest for babies, to craft and science for all ages, Galt offer a great range of imaginative toys
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6 Responses to National Childcare Week

  1. Dawnie says:

    Ooh I have just subscribed. 🙂

  2. Have subscribed to your blog, would love to win one for my new arrival


  3. Jenny says:

    Great competition! I’ve subscribed! 🙂 x

  4. joan walsh says:

    morning all, wet Essex, my daughter is due a visit from the stork in dec, so we are collecting, what we can for her, this is a great prize, she would love, good luck all

  5. Sam McCarthy says:

    Fab! would be perfect for little Leon, so have subscribed 😀

  6. Have subscribed. Would love to win

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