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Ahh, the library. It’s a place that retains a great deal of nostalgia for older students, teachers, and parents alike. The library is not just a building or room with a bunch of rows, shelves, books, and women named Marge who are going to tell you to keep it down. It’s a place—a nexus of adventures. Children and adults alike can go there to escape into a multitude of worlds. Whether it’s fantasy or the…

The Importance of Preschool Preschool is a very important place for developing children. The skills they will learn in preschool will be the foundation of their entry into primary school. Preschool is not just a place for learning basics, but it’s also a place in which children must learn to get along with their peers as well as grow comfortable receiving guidance from other adults. It’s a well-known fact that receiving quality care in preschool…

Even with all of the technological gadgets that children have to entertain them, the jigsaw puzzle has withstood the test of time as a fun and satisfying game to complete. Many children still enjoy doing jigsaw puzzles, and many parents love watching their child work at something earnestly. Here are X reasons why children and parents alike love jigsaw puzzles. Jigsaw Puzzles Teach Children Patience Whether it is a simple 10 piece puzzle for young…

Primary school children are some of the most energetic and enthusiastic students that you’ll see in the classroom. Their energy tends to allow for multiple distractions throughout the day, and that energy can be better focused on learning with the help of visual aids such as creativity posters, and by engaging them in playful interaction. This allows young minds to remain engaged while sticking to their lesson plans and helps the student make the connection…

Ask anyone to recall their fondest memories of elementary or pre-school (if they can!) and while many may recite joyous tales of recess and playing tag. Most adults can still vividly remember the classrooms in which they were in and out of. The decorations of a classroom are an important aspect of providing a welcoming classroom environment. Ideally, the wall of a classroom should be highly decorated with all manner of items. Here are a…

At Hygloss Products, we believe that a great education is one of the most important building blocks to a successful and happy life. Reading is a paramount skill, because reading comprehension affects every single subject, from math and science, to history and literature (especially literature). One of the hardest things a teacher can do is get an unruly or uninterested student excited about a particular subject that the student has no real interest in. Fear…

At Hygloss Products, we have a wide selection of creative products for art & education! Our wide selection of craft paper works great for all of your classroom needs; from collages to cardboard houses, there is nothing that our paper can’t do! In this blog we’ll be going over our many different types of craft paper and their uses. If you want to buy craft paper online, you’ve come to the right place! Corrugated Craft…

A new semester brings a lot of new activities, students, and things to remember for a teacher. One of the most important things to remember as a teacher is your student’s names! Calling someone by their name instead of “hey you” is always going to grab someone’s attention; it’ll also make them respond to you in a kinder, more understanding fashion. Young children deserve to be called by their names, but it can be difficult…

Math is one of those subjects that does not seem to be the highlight of many kids’ school curriculums. One of the most frequently asked questions that teachers get asked is: “How do I get my kid to learn math?” There are many fun ways that you can do this as a teacher or parent (the two are often synonymous) and we’ll list a few of those ideas in the following blog. Count with Your…

Getting kids excited to go to school or go back to school can be tough. With an unlimited amount of free time and fun during Summer and Winter breaks, reestablishing a solid school routine and love for learning can be tough. School should be an activity that children get excited about; however, this is not always the case. It’s time to sharpen those pencils and get back to it! In this article, we’ll discuss a…