Mar 15

Active World Tray

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The Active World Tray is a versatile tool perfect for the home or classroom and creates endless opportunities for invitations to play for...

Oct 19

Fascinating Science Experiments for Younger Children

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Introducing science to children doesn’t have to be daunting, science is fascinating! Some of my greatest childhood memories were of the wacky...

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

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 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...

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 28

Create learning provocations and possibilities with Potion Bottles

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Potion Bottles

The design and development of these potion bottles came to life because of my magical childhood memory of making rose petal perfume...

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 08

How to Create an Exceptional Sand and Water Play Area

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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...