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Cure Summer Boredom with a Bored Jar

Cure Summer Boredom with a Bored Jar

Posted by Andrea Elliott on Jul 1st 2021

School is out, the temperature is up, the days are longer...Summer is officially here! With summer comes more free time for the kids and more opportunities for screen time. And hey, we get it. We'r … read more
Benefits of Climbing Up the Slide

Benefits of Climbing Up the Slide

Posted by Andrea Elliott on Feb 24th 2021

If you care for kids or have some of your own, chances are you've had to deal with the climbing up the slide conundrum. There's just something about the slide that beckons kids to conquer it. When you … read more
All I Really Need to Know in Life I Learned Through Play

All I Really Need to Know in Life I Learned Through Play

Posted by Andrea Elliott on Sep 25th 2020

Through play, children build a foundation of skills, traits and abilities that will help them to successfully function in society. We put together a list of important life lessons learned through play … read more
What is the difference between STEM and STEAM?

What is the difference between STEM and STEAM?

Posted by Andrea Elliott on Jan 31st 2020

If you’re a parent, caregiver or educator, chances are you’ve heard of STEM and STEAM. These aren’t just trendy buzzwords, they’re actually really important learning concepts.In our modern world, ther … read more
Old Fashioned Screen Free Play Helps Boost Academic Skills

Old Fashioned Screen Free Play Helps Boost Academic Skills

Posted by Andrea Elliott on Jul 31st 2019

All play is not equal. While screen-based activities like video games and learning apps do have their benefits, nothing can replace old fashioned, screen-free play. In our modern, technology-dependent … read more
Adults Need Play Too!

Adults Need Play Too!

Posted by Andrea Elliott on Jan 16th 2019

It's common knowledge that children need and benefit greatly from play, but as adults we often forget that playing can help us as well.  Somewhere along the way, most adults lose the urge to … read more