Infant Heuristic Play boxes
Infant Heuristic Play sets
Infant Box

The Infant Imagine Box is for 0yrs – 1 1/2yrs and is about exploring different items of texture and colour and having fun with the contents.

The key concepts for the infant box are; predictable, dependable, help, encouragement, individual, regular time to play with the box, familiar activities and then gradually new activities and things, unhurried with a adult, variety in play spaces and surface – smooth, floor, grass, carpet, indoor and outdoor.

The activity book that come with this box has instructions on how to set up a heuristic play environment and also activities that are based on the contents of the box and the ECE Curriculum. It is a mixture of heuristic play and some adult lead child discovery and explorations.

It arms you with the words and knowledge to foster your/the child’s natural instinct to explore and play.

“Prebuilt” boxes come with:

  • box filled with heuristic play items
  • booklet specific to the age
  • safety instructions
$120.00 Add to cart
Toddler Box
Toddler Box
Toddler Box

The Toddler Imagine Box is for 1yr – 3yrs olds and is about experimenting with the different items to see what they are like and can do.

The Key Concepts for this Imagine Box are; independent with support, limited choice, resolve conflict – support for conflict and frustration, small group activities – solitary and parallel play, toddler lead and adult led, repetition and spontaneous activities, let them ask for help, active exploration with support.

The activity book that come with this box has instructions on how to set up a heuristic play environment and also activities that are based on the contents of the box and the ECE Curriculum. It is a mixture of heuristic play and some adult lead child discovery and explorations.

It arms you with the words and knowledge to foster your/the child’s natural instinct to explore and play.

“Prebuilt” boxes come with:

  • box filled with heuristic play items
  • booklet specific to age
  • safety instructions
$120.00 Add to cart
Young Child Box
Young Child Box
Young Child Box

The Young Child Imagine Box is for 2 1/2yrs – 5yrs about experimenting on a deeper level with gravity and force to see what actions cause what outcome.

The Key Concepts for this Imagine Box are; Predictable with moderate surprise and uncertainty, ideas and questions, pretend play, watching and imitating, practice story telling, sharing and taking turns, fun cooperative activities, fairness, justice, into into new social skills, others feelings and attitudes are understood, early maths concepts, creative events over a few days, humor and jokes, talk about play and develop reflective skills, gross and fine motor skills, purposeful problem solving, give reason for choice and argue logically, explore changing things hot/cold, wet/dry, soft/hard, explore movements of objects, spatial awareness.

The activity book that come with this box has instructions on how to set up a heuristic play environment and also activities that are based on the contents of the box and the ECE Curriculum. It is a mixture of heuristic play and some adult lead child discovery and explorations.

It arms you with the words and knowledge to foster your/the child’s natural instinct to explore and play.

“Prebuilt” boxes come with:

  • box filled with heuristic play items
  • booklet specific to this age
  • safety instructions
$120.00 Add to cart
Original Box, for 0-5 Year olds
Original Box, for 0-5 Year olds
Original Box, for 0-5 Year olds

Imagine Box is a Heuristic and Educational box full of object’s for infants & toddlers to explore. It encourages them to use their imagination.

Included in the box are:
  • instructions to use the box for heuristic play
  • some specific activities that are based on ‘Te Whariki’ New Zealands early childhood curriculum
  • 18 different types of objects and over 45 objects all up

The objects within the box come from the natural environment and the household. It includes objects with different textures, weights, sizes, malleability, sounds, and colours to provide diverse opportunities for a child.

Notes on safety
Discounts available for orders of multiple boxes, please contact to discuss.

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