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Slime Science Recipes!


Insta-Snow Slime

Ingredients:

1 tsp Insta-Snow

Liquid Starch

1 Bottle Elmer's No-Run School Glue Gel (an extra bottle on hand may be a good idea)

Directions:

Put Insta-Snow in a bowl.  Add a splash of liquid starch to the snow and stir (it might look a little crumbly at first, keep stirring).  Add enough liquid starch after the first is incorporated until it is liquidy (should look transparent and like there is more liquid than snow).  Add the full bottle of glue and stir. If it is too sticky, add a little more liquid starch to the bowl. It may form a clump around the spoon and ...

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National Puzzle Month




Our guest blogger this week is Melissa, from Melissa & Doug!  She writes:

January is National Puzzle Month, and it always brings me back to the early days of puzzles and why puzzles were not only our VERY FIRST category of wooden products, but the dearest to my heart!!!

I am convinced that EVERY CHILD needs puzzles in their young lives for proper development, as puzzles are one of the key building blocks to early learning. Here are a few reasons why:



Manipulating the pieces of a puzzle develops the small hand muscles of children. Fine motor ...

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Prepare For The Fair





"Science fair is when?”  

“What's the best way to choose a topic?”

“I don’t even know where to begin!” 

For many teachers, the annual science fair is looming near, and it can be overwhelming for teachers, parents, and students.  Now, with the shift to NextGen Science standards and STEM, science fair isn't just for the big kids.  Elementary students are now being expected to conduct short research projects based on focused questions that demonstrate their understanding of the scientific inquiry process. Because of this, more and more elementary schools are hosting science fairs and science expos as ...

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Toy of the Week - BricTek




BricTek blocks are 100% compatible with other major building block brands.  They are high-quality bricks and come in standard sizes.  BricTek offers many building kits as well as hard-to-find pieces such as Doors & Windows, Wheels, and base plates as well as mini-figure sets.  



BricTek also has Super Packs which are bulk packs of bricks without instructions to stimulate young builders’ creativity.

BricTek offers unlimited building opportunities at a fraction of the price of other major building block brands.

Ages 6+

Find all of our BricTek here.

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Toy of the Week - Magic!




Fantasma’s Award Winning Magic Kits are the only kits in the world to be fully endorsed by the International Brotherhood of Magicians the World's Largest Magic Society.  Magic trick card decks and kits are great gifts!  Performing magic teaches confidence, showmanship and public speaking as well as working fine motor skills and quick wit.  Kits come with illustrated instructions as well as several trick ideas and tips and are designed to be easy, but clever and entertaining.

Ages 5 and up.

See our whole line of Fantasma!

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