Spreading Kindness in the Colchester Community

As a part of the Colchester Connecticut community, S&S is proud to highlight the efforts of a small group right here in our town. Michelle Noehren shares the efforts of a group called Colchester is Kind. It’s so easy to spread … Read More


Using Banners to Raise Awareness in Schools

Our customers have some great ideas on how to use our products for their classroom, after school program, craft program, or at home. We love to share these ideas and hope to inspire others to create their own!  Cynthia from … Read More


Collaborative Bullying Prevention Activities

In order to prevent bullying in your classrooms and communities, you need to actively get children involved and engaged in anti-bullying activities, games, and crafts. In addition to our 7 Tips to Help You Prevent Bullying, we’ve listed some products … Read More


Superhero Theme for Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. It’s a time when parents, educators, and their community work together to raise awareness about bullying, and the negative impact it has on students. Since children are inspired by their favorite superhero, this is … Read More


Bucket Filler Bulletin Board for the Classroom

Are you a Bucket Filler or a Bucket Dipper?  Bucket Filling is a social emotional and character building practice that is taking place in classrooms and early education programs all over.  Playing off of the golden rule “To treat others … Read More


Buddy Bench for Bully Awareness

Back in October, S&S donated a Buddy Bench to the Colchester Elementary School in honor of Bully Prevention month. We wanted to continue spreading awareness by sharing the meaning behind the Buddy Bench, and acknowledging that friendship can be encouraged throughout the … Read More



7 Tips to Help You Prevent Bullying!

October is Bullying Prevention Month. Although bully prevention should be practiced all year round, we bring awareness to it during this particular month. Here at S&S, our commitment is not just to provide products that encompass creativity, happiness, physical wellness, … Read More


How to Talk to Children About Their Art

I’ll never forget the time I overheard a teacher say to their student, “You’re using too much green. Why don’t you use another color?” I didn’t say anything at the time, but I kept thinking to myself “Too much green? … Read More