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 […]

Why Buy Wooden Toys?

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At Constructive Playthings, we sell a large variety of toys for the home and the classroom. Some of our favorite items we sell are our wooden toys. There are many reasons why one should consider buying wooden toys for their children. The following blog was originally posted at Ecoficial.com, and it does a great job […]

Exploring Story Time

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Storytelling is a must in the classroom. So much can be communicated through the art of storytelling. Children can be educated, encouraged, and entertained all at the same time through a powerful and well delivered story. Many people believe telling stories is the oldest form of education, and the most effective. Storytelling can be used […]

Classroom Holiday Party

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The winter holiday season is upon us once again! It is finally the time of year where the temperature drops, snow starts to fall on the ground, and everyone gets excited for the winter holidays. If you want to do something special in your classroom this holiday season, we suggest throwing a fun classroom party! […]

Big Fun Education

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The following article is taken from Business Insider and discusses Annabelle Howard, the Big Fun Education founder who is using the internet to educate kids all over the world. ————— Annabelle Howard, the founder of a nonprofit organization called Big Fun Education, is showing the world how the internet can and should change the way kids learn. […]

One-Armed Golfer

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We love seeing videos of children doing incredible things, and this kid is no exception! Due to some issues at birth, Tommy was born with only one arm. However, that never stopped him from chasing his passions! Only 3 years old, Tommy is a better golfer than most two-armed adults! Take a moment to watch this […]