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Road Rugs: How to Inspire Learning Through Playing

Winning the Battle with Boredom Put any child in a room with just a few random objects and nothing else for entertainment and they will automatically begin using those items to play. Commonly, they will lose themselves in a make-believe world inspired by just those few random objects. Children More…

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FUNtastic Pretend Play Carpets Take Imaginary Play to the Next Level

Pastel Pretend Play Carpets Create FUNtastic Play Experiences

If you have experienced or are currently dealing with a toddler who is going through a “pink phase”, these pastel play carpets will make you smile. Here are 5 pastel carpets designed to add some FUNtastic pink to pretend play activities: Our Dream House (LC191) Playing house is an More…

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Maximize Results by Using All 5 Senses During Play Activities

Every child can benefit from sensory play activities. It stimulates the brain and builds neural pathways that improve sensory processing systems. Many sensory activities are also used to encourage social play and pretend play. Engaging 2-3 of your child’s senses during any one activity is usually considered a job More…

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Preparing Your Classroom for Post-Covid-19 Reopening

As classrooms prepare to reopen, Children’s Factory® would like to help create a plan for implementing the appropriate cleaning measures to protect your kids while preserving the longevity of your classroom equipment and furnishings. We recommend using a 1:5 bleach and water solution to disinfect many of our products More…

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Groundhog Day STEM activities

Punxsutawney Phil is a legendary groundhog in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. On February 2nd of each year, the borough of Punxsutawney celebrates Groundhog Day with an all-day festival. On this day, Phil pays the town a visit by popping out of his burrow. The legend says if Phil sees his shadow, More…

Children having fun with puzzles

Children having fun with puzzles Did you know that the first jigsaw puzzle was created as a geography tool for children around 1760? When puzzles were first created, they were made of wood. Later, they were manufactured using cardboard.  Some companies have even introduced them into the classrooms in More…