N+F News and Musings

Vouchers!

Posted by Loretta Davis on

Vouchers!

We've recently welcomed VOUCHERS to the N+F store!  They make a great gift for a friend, a teacher or someone you love. Let them pick what kits to add to their collection. Vouchers have a three year period to be used from date of purchase and can be used on any of our in-stock kits or mats (Circle Scenes are unavailable to be purchased with vouchers). Be sure to take a look at our vouchers, we aren't sure how long they'll be available for purchase with as they are a temporary addition to Shopify platforms.  xx Loretta

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New Packaging!

Posted by Loretta Davis on

New Packaging!

So, a while ago I put up a post seeking feedback about how I package my products for customers. The options were to continue with the ziplock plastic pouch or use calico bags. I won't lie, the opinions seemed to be split down the middle! Customers told me that they love the plastic pouches as they keep pieces flat and they can be stored easily. Customers also told me that they loved the idea of calico bags because, well, less plastic! Ever since I started N+F four(ish-something) years ago, calico bags were always on the cards. It seemed impossible to...

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Using Felt Kits

Posted by Loretta Davis on

Using Felt Kits

Using felt kits. Felt kits are a valuable resource for any educator, teacher, parent or carer. They can be used in solitary play, small group play and larger group times or circle times. There are some people who would be very familiar with using felt stories or "fuzzy felts". There are some people who have never heard of using felt stories. So, I'd like to share some of the reasons I love using felt kits with children.  What are felt kits? Felt kits or felt boards comprise of various pieces or shapes of cut out felt. Sometimes they are embellished, sometimes...

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