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How to make proper selection in selecting building blocks ?

How to make proper selection in selecting building blocks ?
1. Choose building blocks according to the child's age, thus in case of a three-year-old child we buy blocks that are intended for use by three-year-olds. The toy which is intended for older children can be bought only when the child likes assembling building blocks, he does it often and we are sure that he can handle the more complex set.

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How to choose building blocks for kids? What kind of building blocks should I choose?

How to choose building blocks for kids? What kind of building blocks should I choose?
This is the most common question which is asked by parents while standing in front of shelves full of toys. Today, the expert provides answers to these questions. Tomek Pałasz from edublocks.eu, a father, a fanatic who travels the world and looks for the most interesting building blocks to test and introduce them to the Polish market.

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Building blocks you can take to the beach

In the summertime, children love spending their time at the beach! Building sandcastles, digging or playing in the water – they never have enough. Children like taking variety of accessories with them such as spades, rakes, watering pots or sieves. It turns out that some selected sets of the building blocks may also bring more fun there to children. Both sandy or rocky beaches and slightly grassy ones frequently present at lakes is wonderful scenery for performance with vehicles, animals or figures made of blocks. Then just now try some inspiring sets for beach play.

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Educational building blocks to support the learning process

Each building blocks set has positive impact on child’s overall development which in turn influences child’s abilities to learn and acquire knowledge. Simultaneously, selected toys have been designed with special regard for developing specific skills. The educational building blocks develop linguistic and math skills or other key competences, to name a few. Therefore, they are an excellent complement for the other sets to support the process of learning through play and creating the related positive associations.

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How to manage child’s anger when a construction is not successful?

How to manage child’s anger when a construction is not successful?
Dealing with difficulties and challenges by children during the play with building blocks is essential and extremely developing part of it. It helps children learn in practice that the consistency in activities and endurance can bring success. Tiny failures, stumbling blocks and mistakes inherently accompany the process of building with the use of multiple projects and only increase the final satisfaction. However, it may happen that a child will react with anger when something goes wrong. It is not a reason to give up playing with the blocks, but the opposite – it is good to use the worse moments to teach children the right attitude, which will improve children’s ability to cope with the future challenges.

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Instruction for building blocks as an introduction to successful play

Instruction for building blocks as an introduction to successful play
Children imagination can be astonishing. They surprise us with their ideas how and what to build with the blocks, and they repeatedly explore completely new ways of combining particular elements. However, it may happen that a child needs something to inspire him or her in the beginning of the adventure with the construction sets or needs some incentive to start. This instruction is an ideal solution. Ready construction plans help to combine the blocks in many possible ways and show step by step how to implement the projects. What advantages do these patterns have and how to use them when a child is starting his or her fun with the building blocks?

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How Morphun Sets can Support STEM Education

How Morphun Sets can Support STEM Education
The STEM movement encourages holistic learning, where the child is at the centre of the experience and learns the same material across different contexts (Sneideman, 2013). Making STEM interesting and engaging for children from a young age creates active learners who will approach learning enthusiastically, and increases the chance that they will go on to study related subjects in higher education.

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The Value of Morphun

The Value of Morphun
Teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) The Value of Teaching Children STEM Countries across the world are increasingly recognising the role of STEM in economic growth, by providing a boost to manufacturing and innovation (OBHE, 2013). Shanghai and Hong Kong SAR in China, Singapore, Taiwan, Korea, Finland and Switzerland all offer a great example of this in practice.

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There’s More to Morphun!

There’s More to Morphun!
Morphun have studied many of the important professional references to the value of construction toys in education as set out in articles and reports all over the world.

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Working with Morphun in the Classroom I

Working with Morphun in the Classroom I
Morphun is an exciting new classroom resource for teachers, which can be used to enhance learning in many key areas of the curriculum. However, if children’s initial play experiences are to be extended, and work is to be suitably structured, activities must be carefully planned and managed.

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Working with Morphun in the Classroom II

Working with Morphun in the Classroom II
Assessing children’s work with Morphun is simple. There is perhaps a misconception in some teachers that learning can only be confirmed by a visible end product, such as a written page, a recognisable drawing, or a functional model. With work with constructional materials, assessment of results should be more concerned with seeing that there was good thinking, good teamwork or strong communicating as well as how the work was attempted or done.

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Wordphun - My First 100 Words

Wordphun - My First 100 Words
This language learning set is designed to help children practice spelling 100 high frequency words, including vehicles, animals, colours and more.

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