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Post Office Pretend Play Prop Box

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Post Office Pretend Play Prop Box

Pretend Play Post Office Playing pretend post office, writing and mailing letters, is one of the pretend play activities that gets the most traction in this house.  My almost 4 year old has been playing with her Post Office Prop Box for the past five days now and keeps finding new ways to have fun […]

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Letter Writing By Children: A Dying Art?

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Letter Writing By Children: A Dying Art?

April is National Card and Letter Writing Month. Letter writing is a nearly extinct art, a relic of the past slow moving, technologically unconnected world.  Are hand written notes disappearing from our doorsteps, much like the long forgotten milkman or maybe even your mailman? Do you remember the joy of receiving a letter from a […]

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November Thanksgiving Kit

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November Thanksgiving Kit

Don’t miss sign up for our special Thanksgiving themed play and craft kit. Sign up ends on November 5th at midnight! Hop on over to our website to sign up for this month’s kit. Save 30% off your first kit with code Fall30!   

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Top Tips for Summer Survival

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Top Tips for Summer Survival

3 Top Tips For Summer Survival Summer break is finally here and for many parents so is the continual struggle to balance life / work, boredom and sometimes sanity.  We all LOVE our children but sometimes it helps to keep a step ahead of them. Here are our top tips for summer survival! Create a […]

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Easter Chick Craft Instructions

Easter Chick Craft Instructions

What’s cuter than a fluffy Easter chick?  These fluffy friends are a breeze to make and are the prefect size for storing in a little egg carton, for some pretend play fun! Peeling and sticking on the eyes and nose and placing them into an egg carton is great for practicing those fine motor skills. […]

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How to Make a DIY Treasure Chest

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How to Make a DIY Treasure Chest

If you received a Treasure Island Bramble Box this month you should have everything you need to make a treasure chest out of colored, large craft sticks. This treasure chest is the perfect prop to use with our indoor treasure hunt; fill with coins, gems, candy or other treasure! How to Make a Treasure Chest: […]

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Treasure Hunt For Kids

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Treasure Hunt For Kids

A perfect way to beat boredom is to create an indoor treasure hunt.  It can be as easy or as hard as you want it to be and can be played over and over again. This fun treasure hunt activity was part of our Treasure Island pretend play & craft kit, one of many themes […]

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How Safe is Snow Ice Cream?

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How Safe is Snow Ice Cream?

It’s been trending on Pinterest for a while, especially during the ‘snowmegeddon’ that hit the North-east in early 2016. Yesterday we decided to give it a try and see what all the fuss was about and it turned out great.  However, my husband on the other hand refused give it a taste test, which got […]

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5 Simple Ways to Encourage Pretend Play

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5 Simple Ways to Encourage Pretend Play

My youngest child could play pretend all day long.  She frequently tells me about her exciting make believe exploits; most recently telling me about her trip to the North Pole (where she had the opportunity to work alongside some of the finest members of Santa’s elf team). My son however requires to be lead and […]

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Welcome to the Bramble Box Blog!

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Welcome to the Bramble Box Blog!

Welcome to the Bramble Box blog! Here at Bramble Box HQ we believe that pretend play is so important! We’ve created this site to share our pretend play inspiration and craft tutorials, with you and your children. Feel free to take a look around! We will be adding helpful ideas and tips on how you […]

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