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Post Covid-19 – Tips for social distancing in the classroom

New guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that students be kept six feet apart when they return to school and that educators limit the sharing of materials to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. These recommendations will challenge educators to find creative ways of leading More…

Ideas for Homeschool Activities

Sensory Thrillers & Spillers Who else is having trouble coming up with ideas for homeschool activities designed to engage all the senses and keep your little ones busy? You are not alone! Most parents have found themselves homeschooling their children during this unprecedented time of home isolation. And most More…

6 Ideas for Flexing Classroom’s Engagement Muscles

The modern workplace is changing and because of that, many companies are implementing employee flex-spaces that are designed to boost productivity, health, and happiness. Experts have proven it’s an effective strategy for keeping employees engaged. Kids are just adults in training, so it’s not surprising they react to their More…

How to Use Puppet Show Theatre to Teach Empathy

If you are committed to inspiring empathy in your kids, the Angeles® Puppet Show Theatre is an effective tool you can use to illustrate empathy during pretend play. Give your kids some guidelines for their next show, then see what they create. You might direct your kids to craft More…

5 Benefits of Coloring – Get Creative with our Free Coloring Pages

Download our FREE coloring pages! Share your children’s masterpiece with us! #ChildrensFactoryColoringPages  We all love the cute pictures and scribbles that our kids make for us, right? Did you know that those scribbles are actually a very important building block in their development? Coloring is so important in early More…

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Bringing the Outside In – Montessori Inspired Classroom

We’ve noticed more often than not, classrooms are thinking outside of their walls and bringing the outside in. Whether through natural wood tables and chairs, learning tools or the décor of the room. Nature’s beauty should be a priority when designing your classroom or even when planning your study More…

3 Ways Kids Learn with the Fuzzy Loop Story Tree

It turns out you may not be behind the times if you are using what a small percentage may refer to as “old school teaching aids and techniques”. Some old school teaching aids are still effective. The enduring popularity of Legos, for example, is a testimony to the effectiveness More…

3 Easy Steps to Setting Up a Homeschool During COVID-19

If you find yourself working from home and doing double duty as a homeschooler, you are not alone. Like most parents, you might wonder if homeschooling is beyond your capabilities. Your job is to unzip the calm in every storm. Here are three easy steps to achieve it. 1. More…

Preschool Math Activities

Why should we start teaching math in preschool? Good question! Starting math early is just as important as teaching your child their alphabet.  And it’s not just simply teaching them to count to 10 but teaching them math. I was amazed when my daughter was able to count to More…