Munchkin and Bear news & tips — Playtime

Making floor play fun!

Imaginative play New baby Playtime

Making floor play fun!

As you have probably guessed, our beautiful play mats aren’t purely in your homes for decoration - although we wouldn’t blame you if they were! They are a safe and comfy space for your baby to play, grow and develop skills such as crawling and rolling.  Time spent on the floor allows your little one to have a good stretch out and to wriggle and strengthen their arms, legs, back and core. This is especially important if they’ve been sitting in a buggy or bouncer during the day. It also gives them an opportunity to practice tummy time which is...

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Best Product for a Newborn 0-4 Months - Mother & Baby Award!

Award-winning Play mat material Playtime

Best Product for a Newborn 0-4 Months - Mother & Baby Award!

WOW! Another award to add to our ever-growing collection. Thank you Mother & Baby! Feeling very honoured to be the winner of a SILVER Mother & Baby award for 2022 - "Best Product for a Newborn 0-4 Months". ​​Always adore the feedback we get from entering these awards as all the products are tested by real mums who provide real reviews! Here are some of our highlights:​​⭐️ "This product makes my life easier as a mum"⭐ "️Incredibly tactile and spongy, it feels like being on a marshmallow!"⭐ ️"It’s so soft easy to clean and lovely to have as part of play part in the...

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GOLD ... and SILVER Made for Mums Awards 2021

Munchkin & Bear Play mat material Playtime Small business

GOLD ... and SILVER Made for Mums Awards 2021

WOW... our play mats won in the Made for Mums 2021 Awards
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​🏆 Gold for 'Best Nursery accessory'
​🏆 Silver for 'Can’t live without parenting product'

It’s like walking on a cloud! I love the designs and it’s easy to clean too.– Rachel, mum of 3  - read more tester feedback on our blog post

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Thrilled to be shortlisted for the 2021 Mother & Baby Awards

Munchkin & Bear Playtime Small business

Thrilled to be shortlisted for the 2021 Mother & Baby Awards

Whoop!  Mother & Baby Awards

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Rain, rain, go away - but not for too long...

Imaginative play Playtime

Rain, rain, go away - but not for too long...

THIS year, Britain basked in the most glorious summer since 1976’s famous heatwave. But while sunny skies are lovely to see, with the mercury regularly hitting 30 degrees, any parent of young children will have avoided the scorching sun. And when you’re huddled in the shade indoors, longing for fresh – and cool – air, how can you keep those kids entertained? It’s not just a hot weather dilemma and the UK’s usual gloomy climate will mean many parents have to come up with imaginative indoor entertainment all year round. We all quickly learn that the kitchen is a veritable...

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