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Block building

Block building

Opportunities for learning Harriet K. Cuffaro Entering a second grade classroom, it is easy to determine what the children are learning. The schedule tells us when there will be math, reading, writer’s workshop, science, social studies, and art. The charts around the...

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Sensory play for children with special educational needs

Sensory play for children with special educational needs

Sue Gascoyne Positive action Regardless of SEN, many children find paying attention a key challenge. A number of proactive strategies can help, such as allowing the use of sensory-rich resources to provide feedback; providing quiet spaces to sit in calmly and take...

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The importance of sensory play

The importance of sensory play

Kelly Hantak & Vanessa van der Graaf “If it hasn’t been in the hand and body, it can’t be in the brain.” – Bev Bos Children are natural scientists—investigating, exploring, and experimenting with the materials found in their environment. In the past, children were...

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Recycling Facts for Kids

Recycling Facts for Kids

Recycling is the processes of taking an organic material such as glass, plastic, metal, or paper, and processing it so that it can be used all over again! Have you ever heard the phrase Reduce, Reuse, Recycle? Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – three great ways to be kind to...

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What do we really want for our children?

What do we really want for our children?

A young college student recently remarked that he is glad his courses are taught by computer, because he does not have to bother with books, and he does not need to speak with his tutor face to face. Everything is accomplished electronically. I think this is an...

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Oral language: the foundation of literacy

Oral language: the foundation of literacy

In the history of human development, oral language—conversation, poetry, story-telling, and song—arose long before written language. In children we see the same pattern of language development. Children first learn to listen, to speak, to sing, to enjoy rhymes,...

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Robo Wunderkind x Happy Kids

Robo Wunderkind x Happy Kids

With the school year in the full swing, we’d love to acknowledge the success of our devoted customers and share their inspiring stories of using Robo Wunderkind kits in classrooms. We are together on the same mission to make technologies accessible and friendly even...

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Osian’s story

Osian’s story

We all know that block play is good for children, but here’s part of an email we received from Vikki Curtis in Wales which portrays just how powerful constructive play can be. “When Osian started nursery at 3 years old, his use and understanding of language was very...

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Kids’ Food and Health – Thoughts by Happy Kids part 10.

Kids’ Food and Health – Thoughts by Happy Kids part 10.

What can I give children after school? Children always seem to be starving when they come home from school! Now is a good time to offer a healthy snack. It will bridge the gap between lunch and tea and, if they are playing sport or playing games, it will fuel their...

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Kids’ Food and Health – Thoughts by Happy Kids part 9.

Kids’ Food and Health – Thoughts by Happy Kids part 9.

Eating fussy eaters Create a good mood for a healthy meal! Let them the number of hours they have exercised equal the number of hours they are allowed to watch television. Discourage eating meals on snacks while watching television. Because their mind will be on the...

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The importance of play for learning

Insights from Friedrich Froebel Dr Stella Louis...

Enjoyable play from very early years

Jennie Lindon Babies and very young children...

The gift of wonder

Ruth Wilson “Wonder” and “extinction” are...

The cycle of life – Answering some tough questions about life and death

“The grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise...

Growing beans in a bag

Instructions: 1. Place several damp, folded...

Outdoor play

Johnson, Christie and Wardle Everyone who works...

Nature pedagogy and answering children’s questions

Death, decay and disappearance Dr Claire Warden...

Nurturing children’s biophilia and love of nature

Developmentally appropriate environmental...

Lego’s message to parents: Playtime benefits you as much as your kids

What’s good for your kid’s development is also...

Block building

Opportunities for learning Harriet K. Cuffaro...

Sensory play for children with special educational needs

Sue Gascoyne Positive action Regardless of SEN,...

The importance of sensory play

Kelly Hantak & Vanessa van der Graaf “If it...

Recycling Facts for Kids

Recycling is the processes of taking an organic...

What do we really want for our children?

A young college student recently remarked that...

Oral language: the foundation of literacy

In the history of human development, oral...

Robo Wunderkind x Happy Kids

With the school year in the full swing, we’d...

Osian’s story

We all know that block play is good for...

Kids’ Food and Health – Thoughts by Happy Kids part 10.

What can I give children after school? Children...

Kids’ Food and Health – Thoughts by Happy Kids part 9.

Eating fussy eaters Create a good mood for a...

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