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Back to School Kids' Food 101

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Back to School Kids' Food 101

The Back to School season can be pretty overwhelming for parents. We've tried to help you out by compiling our best blogs relating to all things kids' food into this one handy article. From packed lunches, to great accounts to follow, and of course the best gear to buy, we've got you covered!

3 Simple Literacy Activities Using The StoryBricks Letter Board

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Whether you have an avid literacy learner, or a reluctant reader, the StoryBricks Letter Board is here to help. Here are three simple but engaging literacy activities which your kids will love.


StoryBricks Letter Boards Aren't Just for Grown Ups!

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Our hot new release, the StoryBricks Letter Board, may appear at first glance to be a cool gift for a fellow mama, your hubby or maybe even a work colleague. And you are totally right, it's a great gift for adults. But we are here to tell you why gifting this LEGO Compatible letter board is also awesome for kids and their creativity!

Best Backpacks for Back to School

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Whether you are looking for your pre-schooler's first ever school backpack, or you need something robust and on trend for your high-schooler, we've rounded up the best backpacks on the market for back to school!


Top 5 Simple Play Accounts to Follow on Instagram

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It can be intimidating when you scroll through so many play based learning photos on Instagram. What on earth is oobleck, and how do I make sure we aren't swimming in it by the end of our play session? We've tried to take the stress out of the picture by rounding up our favorite 5 Simple Play Accounts on Instagram.

Vegan Summer Snack Ideas by @sheridanpartyof4

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Patriotic Play Dough Kit

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The 4th of July is a great way to inspire some patriotic play with your littles. In this blog we are sharing how to create a simple play dough kit which your kids can enjoy all weekend long.

5 Fun & Free Adventures to Enjoy with your Kids this Summer

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The summer can drag, and it can also get expensive! Everyday of the vacation us parents are faced with coming up with new adventures to keep our kids entertained and happy. We've got five great ways to enjoy some time out of the house together without it costing money!


Top 5 Outdoor Toys to Encourage Creative Play

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Are you enjoying endless hours of outdoor play this summer? We are too, and we have some awesome outdoor toy recommendations for you. These 5 products will keep the whole family laughing and playing all summer long!

Pinterest Round-Up: Memorial Day simple snack & craft ideas for kids

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Seeking inspiration for what to do with the kids on Memorial Day weekend? Spare yourself 30 minutes of scrolling through Pinterest... and check out this list of our favorite snack and activity ideas instead!




Simple Sensory Play Ideas for the Whole Family

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Simple Sensory Play Ideas for the Whole Family

We have to confess, the words 'sensory play' used to fill us with dread! Images of children covered in shaving foam and rice covering the floor like a sea flashed into our heads. Then we actually gave it a go, and guess what... it's so much fun! In this blog we are going to help you out with a few basic sensory play tips, as well as sharing five of our most loved sensory play activities to enjoy as a family.

Introducing the SlideAway® Collection

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We've been hard at work behind the scenes the past year preparing to bring you a whole new product collection: the SlideAway!


Toddler Friendly Brick Printing Mother's Day Card

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Help your kids to celebrate Mom with this darling DIY Mother's Day craft using paint and building bricks! They'll have so much fun making something special, and even younger kids can join in too.

5 Fun Ways to Use Your New MagPlates!

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We've just released an innovative new way to play with LEGOs... magnetic baseplates! Creative QT'sMagPlates are sure to bring your kids' brick play to a whole new level, oh and they are pretty fun for parents too!


Magnetic LEGO Compatible Play Tray

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Ever wish you could have the perfect LEGO Compatible play set up for long road trips? Well we've got just the solution- check out our latest DIY hack, the Magnetic LEGO Compatible Play Tray! 

Pinterest Round-Up: Egg-cellent Easter Hunt Ideas!

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Pinterest Round-Up: Egg-cellent Easter Hunt Ideas!

Wanting to do something a little different this year for your kids' Easter egg hunt? Us too! That's why we spent hours stalking Pinterest's finest ideas (and munching on chocolate eggs, the name name of research of course), to find you five really cool and totally novel egg hunt ideas!


Get Creative with Chore Sticks: 5 fun ways to use your chore prompts!

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Get Creative with Chore Sticks: 5 fun ways to use your chore prompts!

 

Ok so you've got yourself a pack ofChore Sticks and they have been working a treat in helping to get your family motivated to do chores... but the novelty is starting to wear off. You are in need of some fresh ideas to add the fun factor back into family chore sessions. Fear not, here are five simple and fun ways to enjoy yourChore Sticks.

Top 5 Affordable & Modern Toy Storage Containers

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Top 5 Affordable & Modern Toy Storage Containers

Toy storage is a pain point for most of us parents. Whether it's LEGOs all over the floor, an army of stuffed animals invading your child's bedroom, or endless bins, containers and bags overflowing, keeping toys organized is hard work! That's why we've decided to round up our five favorite toy storage containers which are modern, and most importantly, affordable.


DIY Portable LEGO Compatible Wall

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DIY Portable LEGO Compatible Wall

We love seeing how creative you all get with our Peel 'n Stick Baseplates! Here is a simple way to create a portable LEGO Compatible makerspace, perfect for any kid's bedroom, courtesy of Hannah from @californiatoddler.

Family STEAM Challenges Round-up

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Family STEAM Challenge Round-up

 

Last year we ran a week-long celebration of family STEAM and it was a blast! Here's a round-up of our favorite family STEAM projects to help you enjoy some quality play and learning with your littles.