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NEW: Louise Kool Inspiration Book for the Early Years Classroom -- Get Your Sneak Preview

NEW: Louise Kool Inspiration Book for the Early Years Classroom -- Get Your Sneak Preview 0

Coming soon to your mailbox is the Louise Kool & Galt Inspiration Book 2018-19 edition.

You can download a pdf preview of the September pages -- "Unplugged Coding."

PSSST:  there's a discount code...

  • Bogdan Pospielovsky
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6 Reasons Why LKG Sand Toys are Worth the Investment this and Every Summer

6 Reasons Why LKG Sand Toys are Worth the Investment this and Every Summer 0

Price can be a huge reason to opt for a sand toy that can be found at a mall or cheap retail store, but there are great reasons to invest in sand toys with true quality. We highlight five great reasons to purchase your sand toys from Louise Kool and Galt this summer, whether you're updating an existing collection or starting a whole new set. 

 

  • Anna Aleksanyan
Outdoor Classrooms, Blocks and the Sliver Dilemma

Outdoor Classrooms, Blocks and the Sliver Dilemma 0

For an outdoor classroom, real world and/or natural materials like milk crates, logs, sticks and bricks etc. invite children to experiment with large scale building. But safety, durability and community values may limit the use of re-purposed materials -- that's the "Sliver Dilemma."  Outlast Outdoor wood blocks balance open self directed large scale construction with wood, the safety and reliability of purpose built materials: one possible answer to the Sliver Dilemma.

  • Bogdan Pospielovsky
Coding to Learn:  Coding’s Cross-Curricular Connections

Coding to Learn: Coding’s Cross-Curricular Connections 0

Coding can bring students to work together in teams to address curricular goals – “coding to learn” as well as “learning-to-code."  It doesn’t just have to be taught in isolation.  This post looks at how coding can be an effective learning activity and a means of student expression in multiple early years’ curricular areas:  including literacy, math and even social studies.

Building Minds and Bodies with Blocks... with Diane Kashin and Cindy Green!

Building Minds and Bodies with Blocks... with Diane Kashin and Cindy Green! 2

With almost 100 participants, Building Minds and Bodies with Blocks workshop in Oshawa, led by Diane Kashin and Cindy Green was a day rich in learning. 
Check out some of the posts and pictures at our hashtag on Instagram and Twitter #BuildingBlocksLKG
Coding for the Early Years Classroom

Coding for the Early Years Classroom 0

Coding has become a big trend in education over the past few years.  The first in a series of posts on coding in the early years, we explore what is meant by coding in the classroom and why it’s important for early learners.

    • Bogdan Pospielovsky