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...

What Parents Are Really Saying About The SlideAway® Basket

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What Parents Are Really Saying About The SlideAway® Basket

So you've had your eye on the SlideAway Basket but you want to know "is this thing really as good as it looks?" Of course our answer is "yes, it's better than it looks." but we wanted to share some comments from fellow parents who are just as passionate about the product as we are.     "#momlife just got a million times easier" @lienonme has two daughters who love building blocks but storing the blocks was always a pain point. Until they got a SlideAway Basket that is! Mom is now confident enough to have building bricks out all...

4 Educational Activities with your StoryBricks® Letter Board by @pinkpolkadotsandprek

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4 Educational Activities with your StoryBricks® Letter Board by @pinkpolkadotsandprek

We are so excited to share these engaging and unique activity ideas by Jenn from @pinkpolkadotsandprek. Her kids have been using their StoryBricks® Letter Board to help with literacy and numeracy learning at home.

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!

Elementary Aged Pixel Brick Prompts

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Elementary Aged Pixel Brick Prompts

Pixel Bricks were pretty new to us this year but it's been so much fun watching as our kids explore them and express their creativity using them. One thing we've noticed is the importance of providing build prompts. In this blog we are sharing three simple build prompts we gave our 1st Grader which he loved!

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!

NEW Pixel Bricks... Where Art Meets Engineering!

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NEW Pixel Bricks... Where Art Meets Engineering!

We couldn't be more excited to share our latest MakerBase® Collection product with you... LEGO™ Compatible Pixel Bricks. These 1 x 1 bricks are just what your kids need to freshen up their STEAM play. Read on to find out all the details, but most importantly, to see them in action!

'Scrabbled Eggs' - A Fun Word Family Activity for Kids

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'Scrabbled Eggs' - A Fun Word Family Activity for Kids

Transitioning to school at home is no easy feat for parents, trust us we know! Our philosophy is to try and make learning as hands on as possible for our kids. That's why we came up with this fun Easter themed word family activity.     All you need for this fun literacy activity is a set of StoryBricks, a baseplate (we used our StoryBricks Letter Board), and some plastic eggs. We took it a step further and put all of the activity contents in an Easter Basket just to add an extra touch of fun.     The 'Scrabbled Eggs'...

Our Top 10 StoryBricks Letter Board Quotes

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Our Top 10 StoryBricks Letter Board Quotes

Ever since we released the StoryBricks Letter Board we have been eagerly watching the social media posts roll in with our follower's genius and witty quotes. We've rounded up our favorite ten.

What's inside your Stuff 'n Sit?

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What's inside your Stuff 'n Sit?

Sure our Stuff 'n Sits are great for containing that small army of stuffed animals your kids have collected over the years. But did you know that parents across the country are using the stuffable storage bean bag for so much more than furry friends? Check out these clever storage hacks!     If your kiddos are obsessed with dress up clothes and accessories, get inspired with @parentingtheprincipal Ashley's idea...       Find yourself struggling to store all those extra blankets and bed sheets, Sarah from @modernfarmhouse family has you covered...     Creative QT's very own Communications Manager,...

3 Simple Numeracy Activities Using The StoryBricks Letter Board

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3 Simple Numeracy Activities Using The StoryBricks Letter Board

Making learning hands-on and fun can make all the difference when it comes to kids' engagement levels. That's why we are so excited to share with you 3 simple but effective numeracy activities using our newest product - the StoryBricks Letter Board.