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Better Builders Emotions Wins 2016 PAL Top 10 Award

October 31, 2016 • Filed under: Awards,Better Builders,News,Product News

Better Builders Emotions Wins 2016 PAL Top 10 Award

Play On Words, the award-winning speech therapy company, announced that Guidecraft’s Better Builders® Emotions received their 2016 PAL Top 10 Award for School Age Toys. The PAL Awards were established to identify unique toys, games and books that through their design, quality and character, encourage play that advances language. Robert Artemenko, CMO of Play On Words, said […]

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Why Manipulatives?

October 4, 2016 • Filed under: News,Product News

Why Manipulatives?

“Children must master the language of things before they master the language of words.”  —Friedrich Froebel Manipulatives were first introduced into children’s educational curriculum in 1837 by Friedrich Froebel, the father of Kindergarten. Froebel developed a variety of maneuverable objects, which he called Froebel Gifts, to aid his students in recognizing patterns and geometric forms. […]

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Toddler STEM Toy, Grippies®, Wins Multiple Industry Awards

September 14, 2016 • Filed under: Awards,Grippies,News,STEM Toys

Toddler STEM Toy, Grippies®, Wins Multiple Industry Awards

  Guidecraft is proud to announce that its first STEM toy for toddlers, Grippies® Builders, has received five awards from four distinguished toy review organizations. Grippies® Builders is uniquely designed for toddlers’ hands to easily grasp to introduce them to the basic concepts of magnetism, engineering and geometry at a very early age. The Tillywig […]

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