How to Make Open-Ended Play Not Be Overwhelming

How to Make Open-Ended Play Not Be Overwhelming

Occasionally I find myself talking with teachers who are frustrated because their children don’t use our materials as they are “intended”. They tell me stories of children using ramps for making flat roads in the block area or using them upside down with trains...
Systems Thinking and the Complexity of Kodo Products

Systems Thinking and the Complexity of Kodo Products

Systems Thinking is a term describing the thought process around understanding how interwoven parts or events act together to make a whole. An example of this is an engine in which many parts work together to produce a rotating drive shaft. Understanding these complex...