003 : Open Ended Toys with Brianna Hindmarsh from the Creative Toy Shop

open ended toys Feb 12, 2019

In this episode (recorded at the end of 2017), Amy speaks with Brianna from Notes From A Home Educator (now Teacher with a Toy Shop).

Brianna is a teacher, turned at home educator to four amazing boys.

Brianna’s journey searching for products that met the individual needs of the boys in her care lead her to opening The Creative Toy Shop.



0:39 Amy welcomes Brianna to the podcast.

1:05 Brianna shares why she started her Instagram page “Notes from a home Educator” (now Teacher with a Toy Shop) which then lead to opening The Creative Toy Shop. 

3:06 Brianna shares how The Creative Toyshop grew so quickly.

4:42 Amy and Brianna discuss popular toys for some age groups and the benefits of choosing open ended, quality toys.  

10:20 Insights into what is coming in 2018 from The Creative Toyshop (conversation recorded in 2017).

11:45 Where to find Brianna on both social media, facebook groups and website.


The Play Squad Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Creative Toy Shop - creative learning for all abilities. It’s our go-to store for all of our play and creative needs.



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