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Physical activity benefits children, parents, teachers and the community

How Many Physical Activities Do Preschool-Aged Kids Require?

Research conducted from 1986-2007 measuring the level of physical activity of over 10,000 preschool-aged kids (ranging in age from 2-6 years old) from 7 different countries concluded, nearly half of all children do not engage in sufficient physical activity¹. Standards set up by the National Association for Sport and More…

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back-to-school is the best time to invest in a play carpet

5 Ways to Use Play Carpets for Back-To-School

Not sure road play carpets are useful for back-to-school? Here are 5 ways you can use the City Life Play Carpet to enhance growth and development this fall: Social Play Place the play carpet in the middle of the room with some toy cars and building blocks. Tikes will More…

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Improving nap time in classrooms is easy with the right cots, rest mats and sheets

How to Improve Classroom Naptime 2.0

Does allotting time for naps seem unimportant? It may or may not surprise many parents and educators to learn research shows preschool kids benefit from classroom naptime. Naps enhance memory and support learning. Creating a Relaxing Napscape Improving naptime spaces begins with fostering a sense of relaxation, safety, consistency, More…

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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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Bye-Bye Strollers are for Exploring and Discovering

Exploration Begins with a Bye-Bye® Stroller

Children learn about the world experientially. Every new sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch provides their developing brain with interesting data to process. Tikes don’t need more screen time. They need hands-on experience. It’s how they process their surroundings and learn to understand how they fit into their world. 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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Sensory tables for kids are multi-functional activity tables

Multi-Functional Sensory Tables Kids

Social or Solo Sensory play activities appeal to kids regardless of whether they are playing in groups or individually. For this reason, sensory tables have become a summer favorite for kids. Parents and caregivers, who find themselves tasked with filling kids’ summer hours with fun activities, also love sensory 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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Indoor-outdoor play is easy with the mobile Ball Cart

Ball Cart for Indoor-Outdoor Play Activities

The modern playground keeps evolving to meet the needs of educators and children. Indoor playgrounds are just as prevalent as outdoor playgrounds. You may find yourself wondering, “How can I make the most of limited resources by using some of the same play equipment for indoor or outdoor play?” More…

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