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Thursday, September 2, 2021

Experience Magnetism and Magical Play with Geomag’s Eco-Friendly Magicube

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As a preschool teacher, I know oneo of my students' favorite toys is magnetic blocks of any kind! They love the "magic" as they stick together and they can use their imagination to create anything they can dream of!

We have a new set of magnet blocks in our classroom this year and they are from Geomag and Magicube! Since 1998 Geomag has been creating award-winning and STEM-enriched toys that help children’s playtime become enriched with educational principles. 

Geomag’s 2021 range of Magicube toys is the perfect addition to children’s playtime. Magicube is a unique building block system made up of magnetic cubes that attach to each other on all six sides and are made entirely from 100% recycled plastics. Revolutionary Building Blocks and Shapes What started out as the original Magicube system has now become a whole new world of magnetic building blocks with the new Magicube Shapes and new Full-Color Lines which are the first Magicube lines to be made from 100% recycled plastic. Importantly the new shapes are all fully compatible with all other cubes within the Magicube platform. 

Magicube’s intuitive system encourages children to learn and master a range of skills including problem-solving, motor skills, hand/eye coordination, building, color recognition, and counting. The individual cubes and shapes can be attached with the hidden internal magnets meaning the cubes can very quickly become structures like cars, birds, houses, or planes. 

The wonder of Magicube is that the cubes can be made into absolutely anything a child wants, as simple or complex as their imagination allows them.

Magicube range are made from 100% recycled plastic giving assurances to parents that children are playing with eco-friendly toys that care about the environment, children, education, and fun in equal measure. 

Magicube is available in sets that have 6 pieces to 64 pieces in a range of styles and themes that can all be mixed and joined together meaning the Magicube grows with your child. By playing with the individual cubes the youngest of children begin to develop their first manual skills, and as they grow older Magicube Shapes are a powerful add-on to allow them to build more complex constructions. 

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You can purchase The Magicube Shapes 32 Piece Set at at a price of $49.99

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Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Treat Your Mother with Beautiful Personalized Jewelry from JoyAmo!

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There is no time like NOW to tell your mom you love her! It's not just for Mother's Day or Christmas but show her you love her EVERYDAY with some personalized jewelry from JoyAmo

They have so many cute pieces of jewelry that can make any mom smile when she wears it! Two of my favorites are the Mama Heart Pendant with Baby Feet and the Mother's Ring with birthstones!

Your mom will always be in your heart - show her that she is in yours as well! This Mama Heart Pendant with Baby Feet will bring a huge smile to any Mother's face and she will especially love the custom engraved baby feet. This is a gift that can't go wrong!

You can customize this Mama Heart Pendant with Baby Feet as you wish: Add Up To 12 Baby Feet Charms and engrave a name on each charm! It's such a fun piece to wear with all kinds of outfits or on a daily basis and I love that it reminds me that my children will always be my babies!
My very favorite piece from JoyAmo is the Mother's Ring with three birthstones. I have always wanted a birthstone ring of my children's birthdays and this one is beautiful and even includes their names on it!!

Let your mother know that she is the most important woman in your life with JoyAmo's out of this world Mothers' Ring with three birthstones!

JoyAmo offers such a complete and diverse collection of jewelry for any mother and any family - you are sure to find the perfect piece of personalized jewelry that your mom will love to wear everyday!

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You can purchase all JoyAmo personalized jewelry from their website

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Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Encourage Imagination and Creativity with Make-A-Fort Kits!

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One of our children's favorite at-home activities to do is make forts - forts out of blankets, chairs, tents, pillows...whatever they can find! They love to read and play in them for hours! There’s something magical about an indoor fort that brings joy to every child. 

Well now they can take their imagination and fort-building skills to a whole new level with their new Make-A-Fort Kit! It's the perfect gift for bored children during the summer or the long winter months ahead! 
You just open it up and unpack 18 sturdy cardboard panels, 10 braces, 80 connectors and a handy carrying case. What happens next is totally up to the imagination of each child. A maze? A mansion? An igloo? Whatever they design, feel good about them playing inside for hours of their just-built creation. 

My son got this Make-A-Fort kit for his birthday and he instantly wanted to open it up and start building! My three kids worked together to build their own individual forts/homes for themselves and had fun adding in blankets, lights and so much more! Our living room was instantly transformed to Fort-ville! :) 

They were easy to put together and can make so many different possibilities for fun forts! It really was a hit with my kids! I can see lots more fort-building and fun in our future!

Engage your child’s imagination by building then immersing themselves inside incredible forts, mazes, tunnels, and structures. Forts offer quality time building and playing with every member of the family. The open-ended play offers truly endless possibilities of walking, sitting, crawling inside really big forts. All Make-A-Fort kits boast heavy-duty corrugated cardboard that is strong, durable, and eco-friendly. Get your today and make fun family memories that will last a lifetime!

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You can purchase Any 1 Kit • $77 Any 2 Kits • $137 Any 3 Kits • $187 Any 4 Kits • $247 from the Make-A-Fort website

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Monday, June 14, 2021

Keep Kids Reading this Summer with National Geographic Kids Books!

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After an incredibly challenging school year, keeping kids reading over the summer has never been more important. The gold standard in "edutainment," National Geographic Kids Books is serving up 3 amazing fiction series and 3 eye-popping nonfiction books that check all the boxes as summer reading "slam dunks" -- browsable, bright formats, high-interest topics and fun content. On a plane, in a car, under the covers or inside on a rainy day -- these summer reads are perfect for reluctant readers and book lovers alike. 

Check out some of our family favorites from National Geographic Kids!

Try these cool hacks! Turn ordinary into awesome with this fun book, jam-packed with science-inspired ideas kids can use to simplify, prettify, and eco-fy their lives at home, school, and on the go. Get tips and tricks for upcycling and reusing old stuff, as well as hands-on activities, fun facts, and insights from professional-grade life hackers who use their problem-solving skills to change the world. Make cool lantern lights for your room, discover a tried-and-true brain freeze cure, learn how to boost your memory power, and more. By the end, you'll be able to hack your way through all kinds of problems, from a messy backpack to stage fright, a drippy ice pop to smelly shoes! 

The number one selling kids almanac on the planet! '"...this gathering of upbeat, vividly illustrated, browser-friendly dips into topics ranging from black holes to blue-footed boobies to Bolivian street food is hard to put down, and the pop quizzes and research guides at each chapter’s end will give studious sorts a leg up, too." - Kirkus The latest installment of the New York Times best-selling almanac features amazing animal stories, explorer profiles, and outrageous attractions that kids know and love, plus more of the incredible inventions, awesome games, and fresh challenges for curious kids who want to learn all about the world and everything that's in it. Tons of fun facts, crafts, activities, and fascinating features about animals, science, nature, technology, conservation help kids keep up with our quickly changing world and is why this is the number one selling kids almanac on the planet. There's a whole chapter full of fun and games, including activities, jokes, and comics and the colorful compilation also includes an Almanac Challenge 2022 — which inspires kids to reduce their plastic waste. 


Explorer Academy, has it all: a diverse cast of characters, cool technology, code breaking, adventure, exotic locations and a thrilling global mission -- all inspired by the real adventures and explorations of the National Geographic Society. Join Cruz as he leaves his tranquil home in Hawaii to join 23 talented kids from around the globe to train at the Explorer Academy with the world's leading scientists to become the next generation of great explorers. But for Cruz, there's more at stake. No sooner has he arrived at the Academy than he discovers that his family has a mysterious past with the organization that could jeopardize his future. In the midst of codebreaking and cool classes, new friends and exotic locales, eco-challenges and augmented reality expeditions, Cruz must tackle the biggest question of all: Who is out to get him, and why? Books 1-5 are out now, and book 6, The Dragon's Blood will be released in October! Check out the Explorer Academy website featuring videos, comic shorts, games, profiles of real-life National Geographic Explorers, chapter excerpts and more.

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You can purchase all National Geographic Kids books on Amazon! Just click on the titles above in the post to purchase!

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Keep the Kids Busy and Having Fun This Summer with Doodle Hog Crafting Kits!

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As nice as Summer break is for parents and kids, it can also be hard to adjust to! What are the kids supposed to do all day? 

Well, in our house, we like to keep busy in the summers playing outside and doing CRAFTS!!!

Doodle Hog is helping us out this summer and taking the hassle out of coming up with new ideas with their wide range of affordable crafting kits. The company makes kits that allow kids to paint and create their own one-of-a-kind squishies as well as tie dye, journaling, chalk stenciling, scrapbooking, string art and friendship bracelet kits. 

All of Doodle Hog’s crafting kits come with everything you need to complete the activity and most of the activities are suitable for kids ages 5 and up.

In our house, Squishies are a bid deal! My daughter is obsessed!!! So she is definitely going to stay busy and love doing the Paint Your Own Squishies Set!

The Paint Your Own Squishies Oh-So-Sweet Kit includes everything you and your child will need to decorate three large squishes! Includes: 3 Large, slow rise squishies 4 Large bottles of paint (red, white, yellow and brown) 2 Quality paint brushes 1 Bag of sprinkles Color guide Easy-to-follow instructions.

And for children of all ages, the Dab and Dot Markers are so fun for artwork of all kinds! My preschoolers love these! And I love them as their teacher because they are easy to hold, don't make a big mess and have great color!

Overall, I am really happy with products from Doodle Hog as both a mother AND a Preschool Teacher!

Their craft kits have everything you need to have fun and be artistic this summer and they are great for ALL ages!

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