Ring it!

It’s time to bring home a new game and bring your family together for a Family Game Night! One of our new favourite family games is Ring It! Read on to find out more about the game and learn about the important learning skills this fun game will help your children develop and strengthen! Cut to the Chase A fast-paced …

Quiddler

It’s time to bring home a new game and bring your family together for a Family Game Night! One of our new favourite family games is Quiddler! Read on to find out more about the game and learn about the important learning skills this fun game will help your children develop and strengthen! Cut to the Chase Perfect blend of …

Pickles to Penguins Game

It’s time to bring home a new game and bring your family together for a Family Game Night! One of our new favourite family games is Pickles to Penguins! Read on to find out more about the game and learn about the important learning skills this fun game will help your children develop and strengthen! Cut to the Chase Great …

Halloween Tips for Children with Special Needs

How can we as parents make Halloween fun for children with special needs? Most holidays can pose challenges for children with special needs, but Halloween can be particularly scary! Here are some tips to consider when starting to plan for the big day. Halloween Costume Some special needs children can benefit from extra special costumes for Halloween. Fun and Function …

5 Homework Helpers, Especially Great for Those with Attention or Sensory Processing Challenges

“Michael get down here now! You haven’t finished your homework! Ugh!” Sound familiar?  Who hasn’t lived through homework struggles? We know that homework can be a challenge both for parents, students and, yes, even teachers. But, it is, to some degree, necessary. Yet sitting down to focus after hours of being in school is quite challenging for most of us, …

No More Receiving Blankets! The Best Baby Gifts to Get

Baby is on the way, so it’s time to celebrate! Find the perfect gifts for babies with our curated collection of great gift picks, available in-store and online at scholarschoice.ca. Baby’s First Library Reading regularly with young children stimulates optimal patterns of brain development and strengthens parent-child bonds at a critical time in child development, while building language, literacy and social-emotional …

Teething Toy Buying Guide

When baby is teething, they’ll want to get their hands (and mouth) on just about everything. These teethers will keep baby occupied, engaged, and learning while keeping you from stressing out! Mia the Lamb Meet your baby’s new friend – Mia the Lamb, 100% pure natural rubber teething toy. Mia provides a wonderful sensory experience for a baby with contrasting colours …

Games To Battle The Homework Blues

For most kids, the terms “homework” and “fun” are not synonymous with one another. To them, homework is a chore. Whether they’re excellent learners or not, the mere idea of having to come home after a long day in school and complete more assignments seems pretty unreasonable. Eventually, homework time turns into this uphill battle between children and parents. Games …

The All-Important First Day of School

This excerpt from the book, How to Plan Your School Year, may reduce the first-day-of-school jitters and help you establish routines and rules that work for the entire school year. Make the first day of school one that students will remember! Greet the Class Welcome your class warmly and let them know that you are looking forward to a year …