Mini Desktop StoryBricks™ Drawers

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Mini Desktop StoryBricks™ Drawers

Looking for a mini but mighty addition to your child's desk either at home or in the classroom? Why not turn a small set of desktop organizing drawers into a fun literacy learning tool using Creative QT®'s StoryBricks™.     What you need: - a Peel 'n Stick Baseplate from our MakerBase® Collection - a pack of StoryBricks - a set of mini desktop organizing drawers (available in the back to school section of stores like Dollar Tree and Walmart) - sharp utility or craft knife - chopping board or craft mat - LEGO® bricks to cut against   You...

On-the-go DUPLO® Compatible Play Container

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On-the-go DUPLO® Compatible Play Container

We are always on the lookout for ways to keep younger members of the family happily entertained when out and about. It's amazing how having a simple set of toys on hand can make all the difference during family outings! On the blog today we are sharing this simple DIY Peel 'n Stick hack which is sure to keep youngsters playing and having fun.

Simple Ways to Store Pixel Bricks™

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Simple Ways to Store Pixel Bricks™

Creative QT® co-owner, Adam Hinkle, lovingly refers to Pixel Bricks™ as 'LEGO™ glitter' because they do seem to have a way of finding their way all over the floor if not properly stored. The good news is, however, we have loads of simple and affordable ways to store them all in this one blog.

Valentine's StoryBricks® Pencil Box Hack

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Valentine's StoryBricks® Pencil Box Hack

Do you like to gift your littles a small treat for Valentine's Day? We turned a $1 pencil box into this cute StoryBricks® play box and it made the most perfect gift for our building brick enthusiast.     What you need: - Peel 'n Stick Baseplate (we chose pink but click the link for our full collection) - Pencil box (can be found for $1 at places like Michael's, Dollar Tree, Target and Walmart) - Pack of StoryBricks - Sharp craft knife and cutting board - Building bricks to cut against     How to make the StoryBricks Compatible...

DIY Mini Word Boxes

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DIY Mini Word Boxes

Shared materials are a thing of the past this school year so we've been getting creative with ways to make individual learning resources with our products. In this blog we share how to use our StoryBricks® and Peel 'n Stick Baseplates to turn a small $1 container into a multi-purpose learning box which fits conveniently inside a student's desk.

Makerspace Table Hack for Kids

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Makerspace Table Hack for Kids

Hoping to give your kids a great play table to create on whilst also solving the never-ending problem of storing building bricks? We've got a great IKEA hack for you which ticks both play and storage boxes!

DIY Pixel Art Travel Box

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DIY Pixel Art Travel Box

Have you got a budding little artist who also loves to build? Our Pixel Bricks are the perfect way to combine art and engineering, with your child being able to create beautiful art mosaics using 1x1 building bricks. In this blog we are sharing a simple pencil box hack to make your kiddo the perfect little creation box.     What you need: - A pack of Pixel Bricks- 1 x Peel 'n Stick Baseplate (we chose purple but visit the whole collection for more color options)- $1 pencil box from Michaels (you can usually also find them at Walmart,...

3 Simple & Affordable Mini Makerspace Hacks

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3 Simple & Affordable Mini Makerspace Hacks

On the blog we are sharing a round-up of three super easy and affordable DIY hacks for mini maker spaces which will provide your students or own kids the perfect little learning zone.

StoryBricks Spelling Clip Boards

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StoryBricks Spelling Clip Boards

As many of us look ahead to the next school year we are unsure of where our child will be learning. For some it will be in school, for some at home, and for others it'll be a mixture. Wherever learning will happen, we will continue to value the importance of hands on learning, especially for literacy and numeracy. That's why we came up with this affordable and easy clip board hack to make these StoryBricks® spelling boards. Ideal for classroom or homeschool use!

Mini Whiteboard Peel 'n Stick Hack

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Mini Whiteboard Peel 'n Stick Hack

Practicing spelling words or letters at home can be so much more fun than just practicing on a worksheet. Challenge your little one with an easy-to-assemble & affordable new set-up with a whiteboard & our StoryBricks®!     We picked up this mini whiteboard in Walmart for just over $1 and knew it would make the perfect little learning station. For this project we also needed a grey Peel 'n Stick Baseplate, a sharp utility knife, chopping board, and some LEGO bricks to cut against. We also got our set of StoryBricks® ready for some literacy work.     To...

DIY Literacy Learning Boxes

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DIY Literacy Learning Boxes

Want one simple way to make practicing spelling words a little more fun!? Bonus - it's easily contained in one small box for easy storage! We're in love with these little DIY Literacy Learning Boxes and think they're perfect for learning both in the classroom or at home. Keep on reading to see them in action and get the directions to build your own!    The containers in this blog are from a previous DIY blog which you can read about here. We simply cut a Peel 'n Stick Baseplate to size and added it to a fun kids' container...

DIY Nature Hunt Container

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DIY Nature Hunt Container

DIY Nature Hunt Container

Nature hunts are an awesome way to help kids enjoy time outside. Sometimes we like to add a fun twist to ours to keep the play fresh and exciting. Check out this simple seek and find nature box we made using one of our Peel 'n Stick Baseplates, a container and our StoryBricks.