Send your preschooler’s drawings soaring! Small motor, science and design skills fly with this simple kite. 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.
Bring a rainbow to life with your child’s imagination. Explore color, foster creativity and exercise large motor skills at the same time! 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.
Make colorful tracks with toy cars. Rev up your preschooler’s divergent thinking and small motor skills with these easy prints. Ages 2 years and older.
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.
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.
Making time to do & discuss things with your preschooler is the most effective method for their early learning. Get 4 easy, everyday ways you can plan active learning experiences.
Your scribbler can make their first, basic form … circles! Here’s how to recognize and encourage your preschooler’s next big step towards writing.
Make the most of your time & your child’s early learning through play.
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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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