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5 Non-Candy Halloween Treats

Orange as a pumpkin, black as a cat, Halloween is coming, and we’ve got goodies for that! One of the best parts of fright night is the trick-or-treating, but what happens when the sweets are all gone?! Try a different approach to the treats you give away this Spooktober — swap out the candy for equally …

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6 Edutainment Activities

We’ve all heard the phrase “learn through play,” but it’s often associated with toys and activities designed specifically for educational purposes. STEM toys are great, but can you still get the benefits of edutainment (that’s the term for educational entertainment) with other types of kids’ toys? The answer is YES, and we’ve rounded up 6 …

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11 Back-To-School Must-Haves

It might be hard to believe, but school is right around the corner! Nothing says the start of the school year than stocking up on school supplies and goodies to make your life easier (and more stylish!). Read on for the perfect list of must-haves to make the transition from summer to school something to …

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5 Super-Fun Outdoor Activities

Tired of hearing “I’m bored” or “There’s nothing to do”? Yep, we hear you. There’s no better way to beat the summer break blues than by going outside for a little fun in the sun! The great outdoors is an instant mood booster and can help little ones who are feeling cooped up. But what …

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12 Fun Sensory Play Ideas

Everyone knows children learn as they play, but have you ever considered they’re also learning how to learn? Sensory exploration helps youngsters make sense of the world through hands-on discovery—it plays a critical role in development. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite sensory activities to stimulate the senses, strengthen fine motor skills, and encourage …

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10 Screen-Free Activities

Let’s be honest — technology is great, and it certainly has a place in today’s world. But too much screen time has its downsides, especially for kids. That’s why we’ve rounded up some of our favorite activity kits as the perfect way to unplug, imagine, create, and explore. Check ‘em out to make your home …

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Your Invitation to Create

Have you ever wished you could share your love of crafting and creating with the world? Now you can!   We know that crafting is a major source of happiness and a creative outlet for so many people, which is why we wanted to explore ways to connect creators around the globe. That’s where Craft …

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Teacher Appreciation Week Giveaway!

You know what they say about teachers…a truly great one is impossible to forget. Since classrooms are the doorway to imagination and creativity, there’s no better way to celebrate all the educational rockstars than with a #TeacherOnTheHorizon giveaway! We’re teaming up with @polka.dots.please and @teachingthetinies to give one lucky winner a TON of awesome goodies …

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Sustainability: Small Improvements, Big Impact

The “go green mentality” is nothing new—in fact, the sustainability movement has been underway for decades. However, more and more industries are finding a balance between the environment, economics, and ethics. As an industry leader in creative gifting, craft products, and DIY activity sets, we’re committed to applying a sustainability mindset to what we do. …

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Our Commitment to Clean Beauty

Part of being a kid means getting your hands dirty—whether it’s exploring outside in nature or digging into mix-and-mold kits. But when it comes to beauty products, we’re keeping it clean. The big clean-up is underway across many industries, and we’re proud to join the movement toward clean beauty in our products—because buying beauty products …

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