Sep 28

How to Become a Pro Puzzler

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Jigsaw puzzles are great for people of all ages. They help puzzlers develop and improve their cognitive skills and have also been proven to...

Sep 28

Great Puzzles that Help Kids Learn

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Puzzles are a great way to help kids learn. From infants to the elderly puzzles can help increase cognitive ability, improve memory and hand eye...

Sep 21

Why Construction Play is Important for Your Grandkids

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Building and construction is a great tool that has lasted the test of time. Its convenient, creative, and can lead to a life long love of science...

Sep 21

Discover Fall with the Kindness Rock Project

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With the weather cooling down and the Fall season creating a beautiful landscape, it’s important that we get outside and enjoy it! But, for many...

Sep 21

Activities for Fall Learning

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Activities for Fall Learning

Fall is a great time to learn about nature. The season change creates a magical atmosphere that inspires curiosity in...

Sep 14

It's Party Time: Celebrating Birthdays in the Classroom

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Birthdays are a special day for kids, and celebrating it in the classroom has become a tradition for many teachers. They're fun, exciting and can...

Sep 14

Top Birthday Gift Ideas for Fall 2018

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Are you always running out for a last minute birthday gift? Hunting through stores trying to find something fun and exciting? No worries, we have...

Sep 14

Building A Fun Birthday Loot Bag... Scholar's Choice Style!

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Loot bags have become a big staple for any party or event. They are a nice take home to remind guests of the fun they had, and keeps the party...

Sep 07

Our Favourite Ways to Encourage Independent Play

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Independent play is a key area of early childhood development. It helps children develop vital skills and positive learning habits which they will...

Sep 07

Creating an Effective Home Classroom Environment

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The classroom is often viewed as the best place for students to learn. However it is important to remember that the learning experience does not...

Sep 07

4 Great Games to Enhance Classroom Learning

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Children learn and absorb lessons in a variety of different ways. One way to help reinforce the lessons that kids are currently learning is by...

Aug 31

6 Great Books to Learn About Animals for National Wildlife Day

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Every loves animals, from cuddly pets to wild beasts. Here are some of our favourite books to learn about animals just in time for National...

Aug 31

Minimizing First Day Stress for Teachers!

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It’s here! The summer has flown past and it’s time to start heading back to the classroom. Pretty soon you will see a whole new group of faces...

Aug 31

Helpful Tips to Reduce First Day of School Anxiety

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Its here! The first day of school is here and we have some helpful tips to get you ready for the coming year. We will be looking at 5 ways that...

Aug 29

New Tax Benefit For Teachers and Early Childhood Educators

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As teachers and early childhood educators prepare their classrooms for the upcoming school year, we are reminded now more than ever that learning...