Mar 06

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

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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...

Nov 02

STEAM Toy Test Event - A Closer Look

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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 13

The Wonderful World of Sensory Bins

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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!

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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...

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

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 14

14 Back to School Icebreaker Ideas for Grades K-8

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It's almost time to get to know your new students! Many teachers do icebreaker activities throughout the first day so that both the teacher and...

Aug 10

Smart Ways to Enrich Your Grandbaby's First Year

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Scholar's Choice works hard to choose toys and resources that will help your grandbaby develop and learn as they grow in their first year. It can...

Jul 27

Smart Ways to Enrich Your Grandbaby's First 3 Months

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Scholar's Choice works hard to choose toys and resources that will help your grandbaby develop and learn as they grow in their first year. It can...

Jul 26

The 5 Best Robotic and Coding Toys to Introduce Into Your Home

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Coding literacy is quickly becoming a key part of the modern education system. 

Parents need to be prepared to introduce their children to coding...

Jul 26

Ways to Introduce Robotics in the Early Years Classroom

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Teaching coding literacy has become mandatory in many classrooms across the country. 

Teachers are stepping up to the new challenge and...

Jul 13

7 Things Grandparents Need For Their New Grandbaby

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Congratulations, you have a new little grandbaby on the way!

Jun 21

7 Adorable Ways to Celebrate Canada Day with the Kids

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There is so much more to do and see for the Canada Day long weekend beyond the fireworks! Read on for some fresh ideas that will keep your family...

May 11

Pirates, Princesses, and Playmobil: How To Encourage Dramatic Play

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As a parent, you have probably witnessed your young one donning a cape and flying around the room like Superman, or throwing on a hat and...

May 10

Introducing a Caterpillar and Butterfly Theme To Your Preschool Classroom

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Watching the life cycle of caterpillars and butterflies is always amazing, especially for children!  Use a caterpillar and butterfly theme in your...