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

Simple Fall Slime Fun!

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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

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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...

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...

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 17

Would Your Child Benefit From a Fidget Tool?

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Fidget tools come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colours and are designed to help kids who may have difficulty focusing, holding attention, or...

Aug 14

Creative and Useful Baby Shower Gifts

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A baby shower is an exciting chance to celebrate one of the happiest moments in a family member or friend's new life milestone. Its a chance to...

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!

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...

Mar 27

5 Great Fidget Toys and How to Utilize Them in Your Classroom

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Do your students reach out and grab things, pick up small items and play with them, or seek out other children’s possessions?

In many of the above...

Mar 08

How to Create an Exceptional Sand and Water Play Area

Childcare, sensory, sensory play

It is important to give children the space and time to investigate the world around them using all their senses, what better way to do that then...