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3 Quick Transformations of Tarmac into an Outdoor classroom

3 Quick Transformations of Tarmac into an Outdoor classroom 0

The health, educational and developmental benefits of open-air learning have been prompting early years classrooms to move outdoors for a number of years.  And now the need for outdoor learning spaces is pressing more than ever as a preventative health measure in the midst of a pandemic.  But many schools are challenged by a lack of naturalized spaces and instead are surrounded by an abundance of paved playground and parking space.

We look at  three quick and flexible ways to gain softened outdoor classroom space without resorting to jackhammers or bulldozers.

Four Ways Puzzles can Invigorate an Early Years Classroom

Four Ways Puzzles can Invigorate an Early Years Classroom 0

Puzzles are more than just placing pieces in a frame. A puzzle’s engagement of fine motor skills helps develop mental dexterity and can be a great way to introduce curricular themes and learning areas, inspiring open ended play.

 

Going LIFESIZE: Where STEM and Gross Motor Meet!

Going LIFESIZE: Where STEM and Gross Motor Meet! 0

Large materials in your block play area can get your students working their muscles while engaging STEM thinking, indoors.  Learn how students can reshape indoor landscapes exploring planes and levels with Hollow Blocks and Wobble Boards and keep them moving with VillagersTrucks and Rigamajig machine building set. 
Brand New, Unique Products from our Pre-Order Collection -- on SALE Now!

Brand New, Unique Products from our Pre-Order Collection -- on SALE Now! 0

We've found brand new and unique products in Nuremberg and New York that we couldn’t wait till 2019 to share with you. 

Find ALL of these new items available for pre-order and put them  ON SALE!

Order by the end of April to get 10% off furniture, and 15% off resources.

6 Tips for Starting Your Block Centre - for Any Age

6 Tips for Starting Your Block Centre - for Any Age 0

Blocks can ignite STEM exploration not just in the early years.  From juniors to teens, even adults -- just ask world famous star-architect Frank Gehry.  Here are  6 tips for building your block learning area in a child care centre, classroom, parenting centre or before/after-school program.