March 23rd | by Sally
I don’t know yet how we will do this, but I do know that we can do this. We can all do this.
Part 1 of a series dedicated to working at home while educating our children. (keep reading)
March 19th | by Team Maileg
Many of us, along with our little ones, now find much of our time being spent at home. We want to help anyway we can, so we have started a blog series devoted to the changes every family is feeling and adapting to right now, together. We are separate, but we are not alone. (keep reading)
September 13, 2019 | by Team Maileg
With so much emphasis on children's academic performance at school, it can be too easy to forget that one of the best ways for children to learn is through play. Research has shown that... (keep reading)
August 22, 2019 | by Team Maileg
We never take for granted the wonderful people who make Maileg USA such a special place to work. Everyone that works here... (continue reading)
August 20, 2019 | by Team Maileg
When people discover our whimsical Maileg world, they often ask the same question, "What do I start with?" That's a tough one to answer because it really depends on who it's for. We've put together a quick guide for those just getting started... (keep reading)
July 24, 2019 | by Team Maileg
Hello Maileg Family. Just checking in...Hope you are all having a great summer. Speaking of summer, we have some great photos we thought we'd show you from the talented story makers of the Official Maileg USA Facebook Group. (continue reading)
June 6, 2019 | by Team Maileg
We are delighted to introduce the next generation of Maileg Bunnies and Rabbits. We've made some slight changes to them and we have to say, they look more adorable than ever before... (keep reading)
May 28, 2019 | by Team Maileg
Going to a baby shower and don't know what to bring? There is so much to consider when purchasing a gift for a loved one's baby. Is it soft and snuggly? Is it adorable? Will it be cherished? Here are some great Maileg gift ideas for the mom-to-be...(continue reading)
May 20, 2019 | by Team Maileg
Maileg encourages children to create their own stories and use their imagination to bring magical places alive. This poem was written by a dear friend of Maileg, Caroline and represents the essence of Maileg... (keep reading)
May 13, 2019 | by Team Maileg
Maileg agrees with the article below that was written by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Maileg is in support of imaginative play and the benefit children receive with hands-on toys. The freedom a child has to create...(continue reading)
May 7, 2019 | by Team Maileg
Summer Break is coming up and that means traveling with your kids! Keep them occupied in the car or plane with cute toys that travel well. They can build a fort in the car with their mice friends or let them look out the window as the... (keep reading)
February 26, 2019 | by Team Maileg
We love you, Maileg Family! Our favorite part of the day is receiving and reading lovely emails from customers across the country who have fallen in love with Maileg. Connecting with you makes our hearts grow bigger. We've received some beautiful emails on what Maileg...(continue reading)
October 5, 2018 | by Team Maileg
The son of one of our owners was preparing to hike the Pacific Crest Trail in 2018. 'What a cute idea if he could bring a mouse with him!" Then the idea for the Hiker Mouse was born. A couple weeks later, our designer sent a little Hiker Mouse to... (keep reading)
May 15, 2018 | by Team Maileg
Motherly writes an informative, passionate, and sincere blog for Mamas out there looking for content with a voice of support and inspiration. Our work with them focuses on the simpler side of playtime with your young ones...(continue reading)
April 17, 2018 | by Team Maileg
Maileg's story making collection has a unique, authentic look and touch created by designer Dorthe Mailil. Our philosophy is well-made, adorable toys that will last. Our toys are always limited release and will become collectibles. We believe children thrive with simpler toys... (keep reading)
April 13, 2018 | by Team Maileg
Maileg provides the animals, the furniture, the accessories, you create the magic. Mice became friends with cats; bunnies take a ride with Dinos. Hippos and rhinos play with Noah's little friends. You can dress them, put them in a house or...(continue reading)
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You’ve set up a great learning environment. Your child has a quiet-ish place to work, notebooks, paper, pencil.
You see the teacher’s face on the screen, and the faces of attentive classmates. But your child won’t sit still and pay attention. What is a parent to do?
The children are like currents in a stream; they will flow and eddy and swirl in different directions stirring up a bit of chaos as they go. Routines will bring the currents together.
Where should you start? Here are some things to keep in mind while you find your way.
At school, the schedule is set, and there is one single schedule for the class. The whole group of students flows together and that momentum carries them. But at home, there are too many distractions.
Giving your children ownership of the schedule will help them to buy into it.