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...

Sep 28

Promoting Learning Outside the Classroom

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Often, we think that learning is something we only do in the classroom, but learning is a 24-hour activity. Kids are an open book and are...

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 24

Fun Activities for Long Distance Grandparents!

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Everyone remembers their fun days with Grandma and Grandpa when they were a kid. Making crafts, playing games, or even baking cookies on a rainy...

Aug 23

4 Types of Quick Play Activities to Keep Kids Engaged

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Toddlers are often a whirlwind of activity. They bounce around from spot to spot, game to game exploring their world and absorbing everything they...

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...

Apr 20

8 Delightful Children's Books that Celebrate Differences and Diversity

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1. And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell

Apr 19

6 Simple Ways You and Your Kids Can Help the Environment Together

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1. Plant your own garden

Nothing teaches children about nature the same way digging in the dirt and planting a garden can. Veggie Pops are a great...

Apr 18

6 Great Books for Teaching Youngsters about Mother Earth

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1. Helping Hands: Grow It!

This book introduces children to the idea that they can help things grow in the garden by asking, "which plants shall...