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2014-01-29 12:26:13

Reveal at NY Now in NYC; One of Many Introductions Planned for 2014 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Uncle Goose®, the nation's leading handmade wooden toy block manufacturer, navigates into uncharted waters with the introduction of Nautical Alphabet Blocks, a 26-piece set of decorative blocks featuring artwork steeped heavily in maritime tradition. The set has a suggested retail price of $48. It becomes available at specialty retailers...

2013-11-04 23:25:47

Constructive Playthings challenges shoppers to go for toys that don't require batteries to run. Grandview, MO (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Constructive Playthings - In a fast-paced world full of vast technological advancement, it can be hard to recall the way things used to be. A time before tablets, cellphones, and cars that practically drove themselves. A time when children could play outside for hours at a time without getting bored. The times are changing, and things just aren’t as...

2013-09-24 11:21:19

Playing with blocks may help preschoolers develop the kinds of skills that support later learning in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), according to a new study by researchers at the University of Delaware and Temple University. And for low-income preschoolers, who lag in spatial skills, such play may be especially important. The study is published in the journal Child Development. More than a hundred 3-year-olds of various socioeconomic levels took part in the study....

2013-08-30 23:24:05

Many New Products Added to Constructive Playthings Clearance Store Grandview, MO (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Constructive Playthings - It’s the start of the school year, and for teachers, that means new lesson plans, new students, and new classroom supplies! US Toy Company co-CEO Seth Freiden says, "We realize many teachers are working with a very limited budget, so lining up with the start of school, we really wanted to add some new items to the online clearance store." Many of...

New Method Developed For The Construction Of Building Blocks At The Nanoscale
2013-01-17 11:25:42

University of Vienna Barbara Capone of the Computational Physics Group of the University of Vienna has developed a new method for the construction of building blocks at the nanoscale. The researcher in Soft Matter Physics, who works at the group of Christos Likos, Professor for Multiscale Computational Physics, is specialized on topics of self-assembly of materials at the nanoscale and she has published, together with her colleagues, a paper at the prestigious Journal "Physical Review...

Viewing The World Through A "Mathematical Lens"
2012-02-17 12:42:39

Helping children identify and connect the mathematics ideas that they use in daily activities is crucial to learning math at an early age. Teaching children mathematics at a young age may be as simple as helping them see how math is all around them. "Children as young as three to five years of age have the potential to learn mathematics that is surprisingly complex and sophisticated," said Doug Clements, a State University of New York Distinguished Professor at the University at...

2011-11-14 16:00:00

World Book promotes fun while teaching important science concepts Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 World Bookâs Building Blocks of Science characters have been kidnapped by an Evil Scientist--the dastardly Dr. Edwin Quark. Gasp! He has hidden the Building Blocks of Science characters throughout the universe and World Book needs help in finding them in time to publish the 10-volume series. Luckily, according to the Geneva Convention rules that regulate Evil Scientists, Dr....

Word of the Day
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.