Do Schools Kill Creativity?

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Are schools killing our creativity? Sometimes it can be tough to reflect on ourselves and our cultural standards. However, when we look at our positives and negatives, we can constantly be working to improve who we are. Author/Educator Ken Robinson takes a look at our modern education system and provides a brilliant synopsis on why […]

Healthy Easter Baskets

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It’s time to put on the pastels, hide some eggs, and call the relatives because Easter is fast approaching! This Sunday, April 20, families from all around will enjoy a Spring afternoon with some good food, fun times, and close family. One of the most fun parts about Easter for young children is all the […]

Sneaky Sugar

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Sugar sure is delicious, isn’t it? Who doesn’t love a tasty candy bar or can of soda on a hot summer day? Most people realize that, while these things are delicious, they aren’t exactly the most nutritious options when looking for something to snack on. Too much sugar is bad for you…we all know that. […]

Playing Outdoors Makes Kids Smarter

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It’s a beautiful day in Kansas City, Missouri today! The birds are out singing and it’s sunny with a high of 75. It’s the perfect kind of day to spend outdoors doing just about anything. As if we needed any more reasons to spend these beautiful spring days outside, it turns out that playing outside […]

Guest Blog: Baby Loving Mama

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Thank you so much Baby Loving Mama for this wonderful review of one of our Constructive Playthings products! I have always tried to let my children’s imaginations run wild by providing them with many craft/art supplies.  From when my oldest was about 1 1/2 yrs old she has been creating priceless works of art for […]