Hello there\nHello there. If you’re a regular here, you won’t need an intro. If you’re new, meet Brianna Shoker. She’s the face (and the mastermind) behind the brand of The Creative Toy Shop.\n\n\nBri founded The Creative Toys Shop over four years ago after the explosive success of her educational blog Notes From a Home Educator. Her blog gained huge popularity and credibility around the topics of special needs education, home education and learning through play.\nBri has a Bachelor of Primary Education degree. She also has a world of ‘hands on’ experience from working as an educator for four awesome Kennedy boys: Preston, Indy, Dash and Freddie Fantastic who has Down Syndrome. Read more.\nCurated with care\nEach and every product has been curated with care. Bri has an absolute ocean of knowledge. She knows almost everything about ‘learning for all abilities’, open ended play, imaginative play and more. She selects products for The Creative Toy Shop based on her own experience as an educator. \nPick of the month\nThe amount of brands we showcase always grows. There’s a thought-through mix of new brands and everybody’s favourites. At times it can get tricky to notice some hidden gems in the sea of these goodies.\nThis is why we’re introducing the Pick of the Month feature. Bri will pick three-ish products each month for you to check out. This will help us showcase some real gems and explain why they made a cut to be in our shop.\nSeptember line up\nWe’re excited to share our favorite products with you. Don't forget to check-in and see what’s new each month. \n\nThis September we’ve picked three nature-focused products. Each of them is amazing in its own way. Naturally.\n\nHere’s our September line up:\n\nBook - Your Wild Imagination\nJunior Rainbow Pebbles FPC Eco-friendly material\nJust Blocks Wooden Blocks \n\nBook - Your Wild Imagination\n\n\nThis book, by Australian company Your Wild Books, is simply beautiful, practical, and easy to use as a guide to your nature play. It’s irresistible even for adults as it has incredibly inspiring ideas.\n\nThere are ideas for outdoor play, and also ways to bring nature indoors - perfect for those times when you're stuck inside.\nThis book has it all, from fabric printing, making mud cakes and magic potions, creating aliens and animals, and playing games.\n\nWe love the motto too: More green time. Less screen time.\nJunior Rainbow Pebbles FPC Eco-friendly material \n\n\nThe ever-popular pebbles by EDX Education became even better. These pebbles are good for nature too! They are made from compostable agricultural waste called FPC (Fibre Particulate Composite) which replaces plastic as the raw material.\nPebbles are an irreplaceable element for open-ended play. You can use them for almost anything:\n\nconstruction,\ncreative building,\nearly mathematics manipulative,\nspecial design,\ndeveloping fine motor skills,\ncounting,\nsorting,\ncreative designs and the list goes on and on.\n\n\n Just Blocks\n\nOur brand new arrival by Just Blocks is not to be missed! There are two types of packs:\n\nBig pack with 336 pieces,\nMedium pack with 166 pieces. \n\nThese stunning wooden blocks are ecologically manufactured out of beech wood. They haven’t been chemically treated by preservatives, paints or oils.\n\nJust Blocks are the gorgeous wooden product that can be used millions of ways. Each pack includes four types of elements. \nJust Blocks are designed to enhance:\n\nmotor skills,\ncognitive brain development,\nmanual dexterity skills,\nhand-to-eye coordination,\nhelp to exercise the hand and finger muscles and more. \n\nIt’s a fantastic open-ended resource that nurtures and encourages imagination.\n\nWe hope you’ve enjoyed our September picks. Have lots of fun playing. Tag us @thecreativetoyshop so we can see how you're playing with these awesome products.