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5 Ways to Make Learning Fun with Indoor Playgrounds

5 Strategies to Make Learning Fun

Toddlers love to learn. That being said, youngsters will choose playtime over learning any day of the week. Knowing this to be true, tech companies have incorporated the principles that make playing games fun into their learning programs. It’s called gamification. Pew Research Center describes gamification in the following More…

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A Reading Nook for All Seasons

Autumn is upon us. Yet, “Christmas stuff” will likely start showing up in retail stores any day. It’s the big holiday’s way of squeezing out the smaller holidays by showing up earlier and earlier each year. With folks longing for 2020’s COVID nightmare to fade away, it’s tempting to More…

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5 Classroom Designs With Gravitational Pull

Adults and kids are similar in many ways. We naturally gravitate towards new products. If it’s novel, different, strange, or surprising in some way, then we are all in. Yet, our practical side screams, “Stay focused! You are busy. You need to save money. It’s not in the budget.” More…

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DIY Design Part 3: Shop for Accessories To Complete the Look

If you have been following the DIY Design series, in Part 1, you chose a fun carpet to set the tone and color palette for your space. In Part 2, you thoroughly investigated all the amazing options available to you. This research helped you further define your room’s theme More…

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Classroom Furnishings 2020- DIY Design Part 2

DIY Design Part 2: Room Theme & Floor Plan

DIY Design Part 1 covered how to use a “fun & functional” educational rug as a cornerstone for designing a magical and memorable space. The blog elaborated on how a carpet can be used as a teaching aid. Part of your decision process likely involved how you wanted to More…

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Reading nooks make summer reading fun

Reading Nooks and Summer Learning

Reading is Fun! Recently, the state of Virginia started using drones to deliver library books to ensure kids from all backgrounds would have access to reading materials this summer. It might sound like a scene straight out of a science-fiction movie, but America is stepping up to the plate More…

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COVID and classrooms

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…

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Flexible Seating for Travel or Home

Flexible Seating for Travel or Home

Get A Lot of Mileage with Flexible Seating Traveling in comfort and style with children can be a challenge. Children’s Factory® Floor Cushions, Sit Arounds and Sit-Upons make it easy for families to go sailing, camping, attend a backyard BBQ, or any number of activities. Anytime you embark on More…

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6 Ideas for Flexing Classroom Enagement Muscles

6 Ideas for Flexing Classroom 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…

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

3 Easy Steps for 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…

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