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Waterplay their way

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Following the children’s lead has led to new kinds of waterplay!

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Using spools as tools for play

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These awesome large cardboard spools are terrific for use as tools for play in all content areas!

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Brilliant block play

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There are so many brilliant ways to use building blocks in your home or classroom that I thought I might take a few minutes to highlight some of them.

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Building up the word “up!”

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Exploring the word “up” through a fun building block and dice game.

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Painting with a two year old

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Exploring the painting process with a two year old takes patience and flexibility! Observing this two year old so I can learn how to build interest in the painting process!

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Sponge block water play puzzles

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I like to use these sponges for art, science, math and they make a fun addition to the water play table. Check out our sponge block water play puzzles!

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A Guidecraft educator review and give-away : Barnyard Activity Boxes

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This month our Guidecraft Educator Team is reviewing and giving away one set of Barnyard Activity Boxes! Come and check it out!

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Small, tall, fall

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When I come across a picture book that has a few very carefully chosen words along with amazing illustrations, I get so excited. The book titled, “Tall” by Jez Alborough was the perfect book to get us talking about the words, “small, tall, and fall.”

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Guidecraft educator give-away: Community and roadway essentials

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Check out the beautiful wooden community set from Guidecraft then see how you can enter to win a set of your own!

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DIY Friendship Blocks

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Our preschool class is loving our DIY friendship blocks. A great tool for helping the children make new friends and feeling welcomed into the community.

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Having fun with PowerClix [a guidecraft educator review and give-away]

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Our guidecraft educator team is introducing the new PowerClix toy by Guidcraft. Stop by to see the review and learn how to enter the give-away!

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Baby game : up, up, up and dowwwwwwn

Up and Down Baby Game

Exploring the concepts of up and down, in and out, with this fun little baby game!

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Exploring balance in preschool

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This week, we brought out the levels and have been exploring balance in preschool.

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Building block drawing game in preschool

A fun way to get preschoolers thinking and talking about letters and numbers while having fun with a little drawing and block play too!

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Guidecraft educator review and give-away: peekaboo lock boxes

A beautiful set of six peekaboo lock boxes from Guidecraft! Check out the review and see how you can enter to win a set too!

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Guidecraft educator review and giveaway: Community buildings for block play

It’s time for another great giveaway from Guidecraft! This month, our Guidecraft Educator’s group is giving away an amazing set of Six Community Buildings!

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