Block Workshop with Early Head Start

A group of Early Head Start teachers explored the use of blocks as a learning tool at a workshop I conducted last week for the SCO Family of Services  Program in Brooklyn, New York. We discussed how young children’s play experience with open-ended, three-dimensional...

Preference for Pink

Following up on my last blog on “pink,” I remembered this short video clip we made at the Burlington Children’s Space. A small group of three year olds were playing with the Colorframes – an LMW wood block set with 42 different colors. I was intrigued by the...

Coloraturo Wins Dr. Toy Awards!

Very excited and honored to announce that Learning Materials Workshop has just received Dr. Toy’s “100 Best Products-2011” and “10 Best Creative Products-2011” Awards for our brand new building toy, Coloraturo! This prestigious award is...

Thinking Pink?

A three-year old girl visited my studio office several weeks ago with her mother and grandmother. She spotted one of our “limited editions” of 42 pink (low-intensity red) Colorframes, immediately took it off the shelf and started to build. “She loves everything...