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Flex spaces need flexible seating options - Natalie Poth Influencer

Can Flexible Learning Spaces Support Wellness?

The heart and soul of every amazing flexible learning space is debatable. Yet, despite many good arguments, many educators agree classroom design significantly impacts the success of the ever-evolving needs of Gen. A kids as it pertains to learning. Why Kids Thrive According to research¹, teachers who participated in More…

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PlayPanels Customize Spaces to Inspire Learning & Creativity

Teachers love to change the look of their classrooms. Redesigns inspire learning and help keep kids engaged in lessons. Yet, most teachers are trained to teach. Designing effective classroom layouts might sometimes fall outside their core competencies. What do you do when you are given a blank slate and More…

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Classroom Furniture Should Be Multi-Functional

Classroom Furniture: 6 Questions Worth Pondering

The quest to continually improve the modern classroom is a worthy endeavor. Back-to-School will be here before you know it! Teachers might want to ponder these 6 questions about classroom furniture and design before it sneaks up: Does your classroom’s layout support all learning styles? What kind of seating More…

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Summer Fun: Time Capsules Capture Memories

Kids yearn for summer vacation to begin. Yet, with so much time on their hands, kids often come to parents stating, “I’m bored.” Why not plan a fun time capsule project this summer? When the inevitable “I’m bored” statement crops up, you won’t have to scramble to find new More…

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Teacher Appreciation Week helps kids learn to express gratitude

9 Ways to Celebrate Teachers Appreciation Week

The first week in May is Teachers Appreciation Week. Many children are not aware the work of a teacher isn’t always easy. Teaching children the importance of showing gratitude to people who positively impact our lives is part of the growth and development process. Teacher Appreciation Week enlightens kids More…

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Sensory Play Blooms with Spring Flowers

Springtime brings with it a fresh scent in the air as everything begins to turn green and bloom again. The colorful flowers are no exception. Tulips, Daffodils, Hyacinth, Crocus, Primrose, and Peonies all bloom in the spring. After a long winter, their colors and sweet aroma remind us, the More…

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Nature & Flexible Seating

Early childhood education is placing a lot of emphasis on finding ways to bring nature indoors. Since it’s not feasible for most schools to transform themselves into a forest school where classes are held outdoors, many are finding the solution lies in redesigning and redecorating their classrooms. These simulated, More…

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As We Grow™: Affordable and Chic Kid’s Furniture for 2022

If you ask savvy parents and educators how they stick to their budget, many similar responses will likely come to light. The most effective techniques tend to revolve around shopping for items perceived to provide the most value. Yet, “value” is hard to pin down and define. It’s subjective. More…

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Christmas Wrapping Station and The Whatsit

How To Use The Whatsit as a Holiday Wrapping Station

GUEST POST At Children’s Factory, we love to see customers using our play equipment and furniture in “outside-the-box” ways. TinkerWonderPlay does a great job by showing us how The Whatsit™ can be used as a holiday wrapping station. The Whatsit™ is our kids’ couch that was designed to double More…

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Supersizing Classrooms with Space-Saving Furniture

Big Solutions for Maximizing Small Classrooms

Life would be a utopian dream if every classroom had oodles of space for every single flex-space a teacher or student could conceptualize. The reality is most classrooms don’t have enough space for everything on our wish lists. Remove Unnecessary Furniture Remove large items you don’t use every day. More…

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