Oct 04

Introducing Kids to Math Through Manipulatives

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Manipulatives are marvelous! They are an amazing tool for any childcare facility and can help introduce concepts of mathematics through play....

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 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...

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 26

5 Key Benefits of Robotics in Early Childhood Education

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Early childhood is a wonderful time to spark children’s interest in STEM.

Jul 06

4 Ways to Experiment with Water In and Out of the Classroom

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It's summertime, it's hot, and we are thinking all about WATER!

Jul 06

5 Benefits of Water Play

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Provide opportunities to sieve, slop, spray, shake, transport and splash! With the warmer weather, water play offers a fun way to cool off...

Jun 05

Helping Prevent Children From Experiencing "Summer Slide"

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Did you know, 84% of teachers say students forget or lose skills, knowledge, or grade-level equivalency over the summer? Here are some more scary...

Mar 27

7 LEGO Lesson Ideas to Teach Preschoolers Creative Problem Solving Skills

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LEGO has created many great learning activities to use with preschool age children in the classroom or at home. 

These seven small activities...