Spring Carnival Planning Tips

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Planning a carnival can be a daunting task, but US Toy is here to help! Our business began by selling directly to carnivals in the 1950’s.  With our decades of experience in supplying carnivals we’ve learned a thing or two about setting one up.  Here are a few tips that might help in the planning […]

Creating a Classroom Garden

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Are you and your students wanting to create a classroom garden? The wonderful people over at Growing Minds have created the following easy-to-follow process. Check it out, then give their website a visit! – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

Spring Bucket List

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Depending on where you live, winter can get old. My friends in San Diego probably won’t understand, so if that is you, feel free to skip on to the next paragraph. We are located in the Midwest, which means we get some weather. Our summers are hot and our winters are cold. By the time […]

Julie’s Favorites

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Here in our offices, we have a variety of professionals that are working to improve our products to make them more fun, safe, and educational. One of those people is Julie! Julie is one of our merchants, but she also use to be an early childhood educator. We have many products to choose from, which […]

Playground Planning

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As a kid, the absolute favorite time of the school day is none other than RECESS! Kids love their 20 minutes to run around the playground with their friends and cast away their scholarly cares for a brief period of time. As instructors and educational administrators, it is our job to make sure that our […]

Throw a Camo Party

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Thanks to PartyPail for this amazing article on how to throw a fun camo party for your kids! —– Theme The theme is anything and everything camouflage! Also pull in army motifs like army stars, army men, army hats, tanks, grenades, and dog tags. For colors, go with classic camo green, yellow, black, and brown. […]