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Hands-on Learning with Merka Toddler Placemats

Hands-on Learning with Merka Toddler Placemats

Our Educational Placemat Toddlers Set is one of our best-sellers, but did you know that it can be used for a whole host of fun hands-on learning activities with your littles? In this blog we are sharing a fun activity for each of the Color, Shape, Letters and Numbers Mat.     Counting & Colors Game This simple game is the perfect way to encourage both counting and color recognition. You need your Merka Color Placemat, a dice (we used our Learning Resources Dice Popper!), and some sort of loose part (we used Plus Plus pieces).     Ask your toddler...

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Colorful Nature Hunt

Colorful Nature Hunt

There's nothing sweeter than seeing your child excitedly exploring nature and all the beautiful colors associated with it. We've got a great outdoors use for our Color Educational Toddler Set Placemat and we wanted to tell you all about it!     All you need for this fun activity is one of our Color Mats from the Educational Placemat Toddlers Set, and a beautiful outdoor space full of natural treasures to discover. Challenge your little explorer to find something in nature which matches each color on the mat.     It was no surprise to use that our explorer sprinted...

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7 Ways to Teach Calligraphy to Your Kids

7 Ways to Teach Calligraphy to Your Kids

Kids love to be creative, and calligraphy is a great thing to try for your older kids. Calligraphy might not be your first thought when you decide to be creative together, but it does help to practice handwriting in a fun and creative way.

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How Can Classroom Walls Be Used Most Effectively?

How Can Classroom Walls Be Used Most Effectively?

We all see pictures on Pinterest and Instagram of beautifully decorated classroom walls, but are those walls effective and benefiting the students? Every classroom has walls, and they should be used to their advantage.

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