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Green Kid Crafts Earns 2015 Academics’ Choice Brain Toy Award for Mind-Building Excellence
Green Kid Crafts, an eco-friendly craft and science kit subscription service for kids ages 3-10, announces the receipt of another honor: The Academics’ Choice Brain Toy Award
By: Green Kid Crafts Inc
Green Kid Crafts is a winner of the Academics’ Choice Brain Toy Award in the Toy category. The Academics' Choice Advisory Board consists of leading thinkers and graduates from Princeton, Harvard, George Washington University, and other reputable educational institutions. Product-appropriate volunteer reviewers, combined with the brainpower of the Board, determine the coveted winners. Entries are judged by category (i.e. mobile app, toy, book, website, magazine, etc.), subject area, and grade level, and evaluated based on standardized criteria rooted in constructivist learning theory.
Being honored with the influential Seal of Approval from Academics’ Choice is a huge achievement for a product geared to families, children or parents. “Receiving the Academics’ Choice Brain Toy Award means so much to us because the award is based on real, unbiased parent feedback,” notes Penny Bauder, Green Kid Crafts founder and CEO. “We are honored to join the ranks of other trusted brands and companies that also bear the Academics’ Choice Seal.”
About Green Kid Crafts
Green Kid Crafts delights ten of thousands of kids across North America each month with fun, creative and eco-friendly craft and STEM activities, delivered right to their door through the company's subscription program. Every month’s Discovery Box is packed with 4-8 unique and engaging activity kits designed to foster a child’s creativity and confidence while helping to raise the nation's next generation of creative leaders. Green Kid Crafts' kits are developed by teachers, crafty moms, and STEM experts to support key developmental skills for kids ages 3-10. Each month brings a new theme; past themes have included Kitchen Science, Nocturnal Animals, Around the World, Dinosaurs, Outer Space, and Music Science.
Green Kid Crafts is a parent-owned, green company that is certified carbon-neutral, Green America approved and a member of 1% for the Planet, pledging to give a portion of every sale to environmental charities. The company has won several awards for its products and practices, including the Dr Toy's Best Green Product Award, MACT Excellence and Green Awards, Red Tricycle’s Best Subscription Service Award, and Green America’s People & Planet Award. Learn more about Green Kid Crafts at GreenKidCrafts.com
About Green Kid Crafts
Academics' Choice helps consumers find exceptional brain-boosting material. Academics’ Choice is the only international awards program designed to bring increased recognition to publishers, manufacturers, independent authors and developers that aim to stimulate cognitive development. A volunteer panel of product-appropriate judges, including parents, educators, scientists, artists, doctors, nurses, librarians, students and children, evaluate submissions based on educational benefits such as higher-order thinking skills, character building, creative play, durability and originality. Only the genuine “mind-builders”
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