We’ve recently read some reviews of our mats sent by teachers of elementary school children. They are replacing their carpeted story-time areas with foam mats! (Teachers really are the most creative people out there – hats off!) Here’s what some of them are doing with the mats in their classrooms. Continue reading “Mats in Class”
Many of our customers are daycare providers or classroom teachers, either in standard classrooms or specialized therapy centers and the thing they have in common is a love of our EVA foam mats on their floors. Your regular daycare facility or classroom is likely built over hard floors, like concrete or tiles of one kind or another. Any parent or teacher will tell you those are part of an equation that equals injury. The solution is to find a flooring system that will cushion the falls, support active play, and clean up easily. That solution is EVA foam mats. Continue reading “EVA Foam for Daycare, Classroom, and Therapy”
Recently, a young first-time mother said she had just been named “room mother” – for her five month-old’s daycare classroom. If memory serves, room mothers did things like help decorate for parties, bring candy corn for the Thanksgiving celebration, and organize the Secret Santas. What in the world could a room mother for a 5 month-old possibly do?? Continue reading “Mats in the Classroom”
If you’re a preschool teacher or home school teacher or just a parent of young children, you probably already understand the value of having foam floor mats in your classroom space. When designing and assembling a classroom, you want to make sure that the flooring is suitable for your young students. When children are at a preschool or Kindergarten age they are still working on skills to help them gain better balance and mobility. For this reason it is almost a necessity to have mats in your classroom, particularly in any area meant for more relaxed play. Choosing the right classroom floor mats can be tricky because there are so many options out there.