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30 Oct, 2018

School Specialty and PunkinFutz Enter Exclusive Distribution Agreement to Deliver Innovative, Evidence-based Sensory Solutions for Learners with Various Abilities

By |2019-04-01T15:49:50+00:00October 30th, 2018|Press|0 Comments

GREENVILLE, Wis. and BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- School Specialty, Inc.(OTCQB: SCOO) (“School Specialty”, “SSI” or “the Company”), home of the 21st Century Safe School™ and leading provider of products and innovative solutions that support integrated learning environments for improved student social, emotional, mental and physical well-being, is pleased to announce its exclusive distribution [...]

4 Feb, 2018

What’s so important about play?

By |2018-02-17T18:28:42+00:00February 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By definition, child creative play is child-led. It is a series of choices and constructs initiated by the child. The desire to play to not unique to humans; it is observed across diverse species throughout evolution.[1] According to Dr. Doris Bergen,[2] as reported in the Journal of Early Childhood Research and Practice:[3] [...]

3 Mar, 2017

PunkinFutz Launches Next Generation Sensory Play System

By |2019-04-01T15:59:08+00:00March 3rd, 2017|Press|0 Comments

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PunkinFutz announces today the launch of its innovative, child-centric, sensory play system, including six new products intended for children ages 4 to 12. PunkinFutz, newly-launched in September 2016, is a United States-based designer and producer of children's accessories, toys and clothing and is focused [...]

21 Nov, 2016

Saying Thank You

By |2018-02-17T18:28:46+00:00November 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” -- Marcus Tullius Cicero When my daughter was young, we had an interaction we would repeat any time she had to deal with unpleasant medical tests or procedures. I would say to her, “What’s our FIRST priority?” [...]

5 Nov, 2016

Scheduling Fun

By |2018-02-17T18:28:48+00:00November 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The first time I heard it, it sounded ridiculous. How do you schedule FUN? You can’t force fun, it either happens or it doesn’t. But what I’ve learned is, it’s much more likely to happen if there’s room for it. So, I scheduled Fun Adventure Friday. Every Friday, I pick Buster [...]

3 Oct, 2016

What is PunkinFutz?

By |2018-02-17T18:28:50+00:00October 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

  When our son was fitted with orthotics, I asked the doctor why they weren’t more colorful. Why couldn’t they look like super hero gear? He laughed and said they should. But they didn’t. They looked like sterile torture devices. I started noticing similar things. Overwhelmingly, mobility assistive devices (wheelchairs, walkers, [...]