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. […]

The Benefits of Playing with Puzzles

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Puzzles have proven time and time again that they are a timeless, enjoyable activity. It’s rare to find a house in America that doesn’t have at least one jigsaw puzzle lurking somewhere in an old cupboard behind a dusty copy of Monopoly. We played with puzzles. Our parents played with puzzles. Our grandparents played with […]

Our Favorite Puzzles

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For centuries, puzzles have been providing entertainment and education to people of all ages. Ranging from the simplest pictures to the most complex works of art, there is quite literally a puzzle for anyone. Puzzles are great for younger children, because they provide many cognitive development benefits for young minds. Puzzles increase brain development and […]

Valentine’s Day Party

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Love is in the air, and that can only mean one thing–Valentine’s Day is coming up! Valentine’s Day is one of the only times of the year that everyone agrees to show a little and affection to all those that they care about. What better way to do this than by throwing a fun Valentine’s […]

Classroom Craft Supplies

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Let’s face it; sometimes winter can be a bit boring. It’s too cold to play outside, all the swimming pools are closed, and half the time, children don’t even get recess! Winter isn’t all bad though; sometimes you just have to be creative to make the most out of it! Crafts are a great way […]

Retro Toys

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Ah, the good ole days. We all remember growing up when times were just a little simpler. We didn’t have smartphones and tablets to occupy our time; some of us didn’t even television! We found our fun and entertainment through classic toys and our imaginations. This Christmas, bring a little bit of that retro magic […]