Insights and Inspirations


Our Insights & Inspirations are full of resource articles designed with you in mind! You’ll find classroom management tips, classroom setup suggestions, ideas to support all learners, and current education trends—all with shopping and product guides to help you along the way.
  • Polar Bear Science Experiment
    Polar Bear Science Experiment

    Encourage young minds to delve into the amazing world of hands-on science with this interactive and sensory science experiment. Learn how one of our favorite animals, the polar bear, keeps warm in freezing Arctic temperatures using just a few simple ingredients!

  • Preparing Preschoolers for the Transition to Kindergarten
    Preparing Preschoolers for the Transition to Kindergarten

    The transition from preschool to kindergarten can be difficult for many students. Read our article to learn how best to prepare children for a big life transition as easily and smoothly as possible and how to set them up for success socially, emotionally, and academically for their kindergarten experience.

  • Working on Literacy During the Winter Months
    Working on Literacy During the Winter Months

    The winter season offers an ideal time to incorporate new vocabulary words and reading opportunities into the classroom. Whether season- or weather-themed, there are plenty of fun winter-oriented lessons and games that are sure to keep students engaged and interested.

  • Handling Biting in Infant-Toddler Environments
    Handling Biting in Infant-Toddler Environments

    Although biting is a method of exploration and communication, it is a habit that needs to be addressed early to ensure children learn how to properly handle their emotions and effectively communicate. Read our article to learn about different types of biting, how to best address biting, and more.

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  • DIY Kindness Board
    Polar Bear Science Experiment

    Encourage your students to reflect on kindness this holiday season with a DIY Kindness Board! Remind students that kindness goes well beyond the holiday season and that no kind act is too big or small to be appreciated and recognized.

  • 7 Benefits of Yoga for Young Kids
    Preparing Preschoolers for the Transition to Kindergarten

    Yoga has become a popular pastime for many adults in the past few years, but that doesn’t mean no one else can participate! Learn the benefits of yoga for young children, including encouraging positive self-esteem, flexibility, and concentration.

  • Peppermint Oobleck Activity
    Working on Literacy During the Winter Months

    Peppermint Oobleck is an exciting sensory experience that encourages the development of fine motor skills and provides hours of fun for the entire family! This hands-on activity engages multiple senses and teaches children to develop hand-eye coordination.

  • Winter Science Activities for Kids
    Handling Biting in Infant-Toddler Environments

    Winter presents a perfect opportunity to teach students about ice, snow, and other weather-related experiences. Even if it’s too cold to explore outdoors, there are plenty of ways to replicate winter fun in the classroom! Read our blog post to learn some fun activities to explore winter with your students.


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