A new gadget for preschool

I just love new gadgets and so when I came across a stapler called a “Staple-Free Stapler” I just had to give it a try. So I bought two!…

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I bought mine from Staples Office Supply. To make it work, you slide the edge of your gathered paper into the slot (just like a stapler) only you need to slide it in as far as it can go and then punch down firmly with the handle. It is fairly easy to punch as long as you don’t over do it on the paper…

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The gadget will make a hole and then fold the paper over to bind the pieces of paper together….

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If you don’t press firmly enough (put a little pressure then let the handle go) the fold wont be as good…

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I experimented making a few little books from scrap construction paper squares I had on hand.  If I give the papers a really good tug, then they will pull apart but if I gently tug (normal type tugging) they stayed together fine…

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I think my preschool class will be able to learn how to use this next fall and will enjoy getting to explore the new gadget in the process. I want to add this to my writing center to encourage more book making or other types of creativity…

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So there you have it, my new find. A staple-free stapler. I am excited to share it with my new class!

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By |2014-06-12T00:28:10+00:00June 12th, 2014|

About the Author:

Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. has been working and teaching in the field of early childhood education for over 30 years. Deborah currently owns and teaches in her own part-time, private preschool called The Children’s Studio. Deborah’s deep passion for teaching and working with young children is documented and then graciously shared with millions of readers around the world through her blog and other social networking communities. Deborah believes that young children learn best through play and exploration and embraces this belief in all that she does in her own classroom so that she can effectively and passionately share rewarding, real- life, tried-and-true practices with other teachers, parents, and leaders across the field of early childhood education.

4 Comments

  1. andy June 12, 2014 at 7:10 am - Reply

    I love the stapler! But I love the colored pencils more!!! Where did you get them? 🙂

  2. Rhonda Baker June 12, 2014 at 8:49 am - Reply

    Where did you get the wood color pencils?

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