Construction Toys

Lite Poppers Review

Build self confidence Here is a great review regarding stem attributes and combining learning and fun with creative new construction toys. Lite Poppers is a full on educational tool however kids view them as a toy! This is the best part of the toy combining learning and fun in one! http://www.niecyisms.com/2016/12/teach-stem-learning-and-education.html?m=1 The many benefits of STEM learning with Lite Poppers® include: 1. Learn and practice Math skills by grouping, adding, subtracting, matching and [...]

Next-Gen Tech Toys: Retro With A Twist

Will video game consoles make the toys we grew up with obsolete? I say “No way!” The kind of toys where we used our hands and imaginations to learn and grow will always have a place in children’s hearts. The way we first learn to play pours the foundation for the way we will learn throughout life. I have nothing against console video games. I think they can be very [...]

Video Games VS. Construction Toys

Most don’t realize 42 percent of Americans play for at least three hours per week. Four out of five American households contain a device used to play video games. The average game player is 35 years old. According a Kaiser Foundation study conducted in 2010, children between the ages of eight and 18 spend an average of 7 hours 38 minutes a day with digital media. When the use of [...]

Uniquely Human

The Challenge AND Reward of Using Our Hands To Build With Models and Construction Toys. It’s a uniquely human trait to use our own hands to craft, create and turn nothing into something. To turn what was once useless into something that serves an important purpose. Over thousands of years, we’ve learned how to turn a rough rock into an arrowhead … weave reeds into a basket … and create [...]