Why Sensory Time Is Important

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Sensory play is such an important asset to a young child’s education. Through sensory play, children learn so much about themselves and the world around them. Children take in the world using touch, smell, taste, sight and hearing. Through all these avenues, they are able to learn the complexities of the world. Because there are five different senses […]

Promoting Healthy Eating

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In our ever-increasing fast food society, it’s more important than ever to promote healthy eating for our children. Childhood obesity is on the rise which brings such problems as cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance (an early sign of diabetes), osteoarthritis, and disability. While young obese children are at risk for all of these things, it is […]

Push For Pre-K In Public Schools

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Our absolute favorite thing is seeing how our products positively affect children in the classroom. This article from the KC Star shows just how important early childhood education can be, and we are honored to be part of this process for young children. ————————————————————- Malleki Louis, only 5, sprawled belly-down on classroom carpet, writing in […]

Benefits of Block Play

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Sometimes, it makes sense to go back to the basics. In today’s high-tech world of tablets, smartphones, and video game systems, children are slowly abandoning the types of toys that we grew up with. While it is true that all of these things can be used for the good of the child, there are some […]

Fun Field Day Activities

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In elementary schools, field day feels more like an award than a day on the calendar. After a long winter of indoor recess and a slew of standardized testing, young students are ready to let off a little steam. In reality, to have a successful field day, the most important thing is ensuring all kids […]

Classroom Magnetic Experiments

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Magnets are a spectacular way to have fun while learning about science! Kids of all ages can enjoy playing with magnets and learning all about how they work. Big thanks to Synonym and BrainPOP for the following suggestions on how to learn and have fun with magnets at home and in the classroom! Measuring Magnetic […]