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 […]

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 […]

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! – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

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. […]

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 […]