Send your preschooler’s drawings soaring! Small motor, science and design skills fly with this simple kite. Ages 2 years & up.
I move, now you move! The whole family can share their creative flow, exercising your preschooler’s large muscles and language skills all the while. Ages 2 years & up.
Musical amusement is yours with 1, 2, 3 ingredients! This DIY instrument gives early math, science & small motor skills lots of rhythmic practice. Ages 2 years & up.
Turn that cup downside up! This piece-of-cake puppet brings your child’s hand-eye coordination and originality to life with just 2 materials. Ages 3 years & up.
One, two, three, turtle! Nourish preschool math and small motor skills with this fruity, quick, creative snack. Ages 2 years & up
Your scribbler can make their first, basic form … circles! Here’s how to recognize and encourage your preschooler’s next big step towards writing.
Constructive and dramatic play are two more ingredients that are essential to building your preschooler’s creative skills. Today we share simple ways to make the fun part of your everyday.
Say goodbye to toys that are ignored after a few uses! Today we’ve got eight easy rules for purchasing preschool toys that are built to last and to engage your child’s creativity.
Planning a day for young children is a challenge, but it is possible! Get 7 early education fundamentals to help make your daily preschool plan smooth sailing.
Your child’s success depends on their ability to be a creative thinker and doer. Today we share 4 skills essential to creativity plus easy ways to help them to grow.
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Mary Mayesky Holroyd, Ph.D. & Claire Holroyd, Co-founders
Mary and Claire are a mother-daughter team dedicated to bringing families simple ways to discover and invest in their children’s early learning and creativity. Mary’s 40+ years as an author, award-winning educator at Duke University and North Carolina's State Day Care Program Director makes sure that all of Skilly-do’s fun is full of learning. Claire’s 20 years of producing global, digital services with Playstation Network and Qualcomm is at work making Skilly-do delightful, trustworthy, and easy to use. Read more about us and how Skilly-do started here.
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