Mar 06

Top 10 Travel Games and Activities to Help Stop Your Kids from Asking “Are We There Yet?”

Games, Holidays, family, game, holiday, play, toys, travel, star wars, melissa & doug, independent play, hand-eye coordination, cognitive thinking, Fine Motor Skills, spelling, Bananagrams, parenting

March Break is around the corner and we're sure you're beginning the packing process for your family getaway! While travelling is fun for the...

Feb 11

The Importance of Milestones in a Child’s Development

Grandparents, learning, grow, teacher, parent, early learning, Gross Motor Skills, mental health, parenting, emotional health, milestones

We all celebrate milestones throughout our lives. A few common ones recognized are birthdays and anniversaries which celebrate the passage of...

Nov 02

STEAM Toy Test Event - A Closer Look

Family Activities, Gift, learning, DIY, play, toys, STEM, independent play, STEAM, toy test

CALLING ALL TOY TESTERS! This Saturday is our STEAM Toy Test Event! Don’t miss out on the fun. Not sure what’s in store for you? Here’s a closer...

Oct 31

Books To Inspire Kindness

Childcare, learning, book, reading, literacy, early learning, board books, soft books, Kindness, parenting, good reads

Due to the daily conflicts that can arise from children sharing space, toys, and learning experiences, caregivers often feel like they're playing...

Oct 30

The Importance Of Grandparents In A Child's Life

Childcare, grandkids, grandma, grandpa, Grandparents, family, emotional health

Today, we wanted to give a little shout out to all the grandparents out there, living as positive role models and caregivers in their...

Oct 30

Talking To Parents About Bullying

communication, mental health, parenting, emotional health, bullying

With bullying on a continuous rise, parents often look to teachers for help with a solution. School is basically where it all starts, so parents...

Oct 29

Helping Your Child Cope With Anxiety

learning, autism, anxiety, Wellness, communication, mental health, daily routine, emotional health

Whether it’s the first day of school or something as simple as going over to a friend’s house to play, anxiety can be triggered anywhere at any...

Oct 19

Talking Science - Simple Classroom Experiments

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As a teacher, science can be a difficult subject to explain; and as a student, it can be a challenge to really retain. But with great science...

Oct 19

Fascinating Science Experiments for Younger Children

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Introducing science to children doesn’t have to be daunting, science is fascinating! Some of my greatest childhood memories were of the wacky...

Oct 19

Simple Fall Slime Fun!

At Home, crafts, sensory, sensory play, slime, Fall, Seasons, STEAM, oobleck, Halloween, chemistry

It’s nearly that time of the year, a time when fun activities slowly start to shift more and more from outside-all-of-the-time, to indoor...

Oct 13

The Wonderful World of Sensory Bins

game, play, sensory, sensory play, independent play, hand-eye coordination, Gross Motor Skills, Fine Motor Skills, exploration bins, sensory bin, fair play

Young children often learn about the world around them through exploration and experimenting with their senses. Next time you and your child go...

Oct 13

Homemade Games To Inspire Your Child After School!

Arts & crafts, At Home, DIY, game, play, science, math, independent play, Fractions, spelling, oobleck

Just because the school day is done, it doesn’t mean the learning journey has to end! Why not bring it home with you? Learning can be fun! And...

Oct 13

Extending The Lesson Plan Through Play

Classroom, Games, Classroom management, math, teacher, independent play, creativity, Fractions, spelling, daily routine

Let’s face it, classroom games are a highlight to any school day, not just for the students but for the teacher too! They’re the perfect way to...

Oct 05

Helping Kids Communicate About Their Day

learning, fidget, manners, communication, mental health, daily routine

Kids can have a lot to say. This ranges from daily observations and stories, to inquisitive questions that arise from the breadth of new...

Oct 05

Growing Language Skills with Bananagrams

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Learning language and spelling can be a boring and tedious task. We can all think back to when we were in school, studying word lists to commit...