Daycare and Preschool Furniture

STEM education (STEAM) for Preschool and Kindergarten

STEM education (STEAM) is one of the current buzzwords in all levels of education. Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math are the topics included in the acronym STEAM. Lessons or activities need not encompass all five areas at once.

Classroom Garden and Science Lab is one way to include developmentally appropriate hours of learning and fun in a preschool or kindergarten classroom. This sturdy center in a cart, a six piece set, includes an Eco Lab, Garden Lab and more. The pieces can be added or subtracted depending on how you are using the center. Hands-on learning is necessary to any preschool or kindergarten curriculum. With gardening activities, students learn about plants, estimation, graphing, foods, nutrition, cooperation, ecology, and so much more.

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Preschool Furniture – 5 Fun Uses for Sensory Tables

When purchasing preschool furniture a sensory table should definitely be on your list. Sensory tables provide hours of educational entertainment for little ones. Depending on what you put in them they may get messy at times, but the learning gained from the sensory play the table offers will be well worth the mess.

Everyone has played in a sand table or water table at some point. While these are both fun and worthwhile sensory table fillers, there are dozens of other fun, creative options out there that kids love. We have included a few ideas below.

  • Rice – White rice, brown rice, or colored rice all make for amazing sensory bin fillers. For Valentines Day, check out a Rose Scented Rice recipe on Pinterest.  The feeling of running your fingers through rice is one not many kids can resist, and rice is small enough to be used in funnels and water wheels.

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5 Great Freestanding Changing Tables for Daycare Centers and Nurseries

With so many freestanding changing tables and portable hand washing sinks on the market today, it can be hard to find the right one for daycare centers and nurseries. So to make the decision easier for care providers and management, we’ve assembled a list of five great models that our company heartily recommend.


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3 Uses For Cubbies

Perhaps you remember your cubbies from kindergarten. Did it have your name on it? Did it fit your jacket? Cubbies have been popular school furniture items for decades. They are a handy way to keep little children and their mounds of stuff organized. They are also great for making sure you have given the right paperwork to all the parents. But those aren’t the only uses for cubbies. If you care to get creative, they can reinforce lessons and work as part of the classroom curricula.

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