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December Newsletter 2017

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Happy Holidays from all of us at Knowledge Tree! We have officially launched our Learn and Play Initiative for the Holiday Season. We are excited for all the new toys that have made their way into our stores and look forward to sharing them with you!   Saturday, December 2nd, all five stores will be hosting a Toy Demo Day! Come in and demo various toys. If buy any of the ones you demoed, you’ll get 20% off! Owner, Andy Gattas, will be penned up by Porter-Leath as their Celebrity Reindeer December 6-9th during their Toy Truck Drive!...

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Manager’s Pick November 2017

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Our Summer Ave Super Store manager picked Melissa & Doug Playhouses $44.99   What our manager says: “The new Food Truck and Country Cottage Playhouses by Melissa & Doug would make a great Christmas gift for anyone between the ages of 3-6. Standing at almost 4ft tall, there is plenty of room for your little one to play all day. The Food truck comes with a menu, sign, and a sandwich board to help your child showcase their serving skills; and let’s be real food trucks are awesome! While the Cottage doesn’t come...

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2017 Employee Toy Picks Part Two

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It is that time of year again! Time to find that perfect gift for your budding Scientists, Designers, Entrepreneurs, Teachers, and so on! Here at Knowledge Tree we have our favorite toys that we would love to show case for you! Every year we host our Employee Toy Training where our staff show off their favorite toys for this season.   Cece, from our Little Rock location, picked Crazy Aaron’s Made by Me Kit – Sparkle. She loves being able to mix and match colors and sparkle. Making your own putty is tons of fun for the whole...

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2017 Employee Toy Picks

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It is that time of year again! Time to find that perfect gift for your budding Scientists, Designers, Entrepreneurs, Teachers, and so on! Here at Knowledge Tree we have our favorite toys that we would love to show case for you!    Every year we host our Employee Toy Training where our staff show off their favorite toys for this season.   Kayla, from our Summer Ave location, loves the Hand Boiler. “How does it work?” It works through the application of Charles’s Law. Basically, as the temperature goes up in a...

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Knowledge Tree Opens a Pop-Up Shop for Teachers Donating $1.4 Million in Classroom Supplies

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Knowledge Tree will unveil a pop-up shop full of donated supplies on November 13th, 2017 at 5:00 pm at 5004 Summer Avenue, next to their flagship store. Knowledge Tree and their valued partners are donating over $1.4 million dollars of teachers’ supplies to this pop-up shop. These products will be FREE for all invited teachers. Teachers spend $500 on average out of their own pocket on teaching supplies. “Many teachers in the Memphis area do not have the budget for classroom supplies and the children’s families cannot afford them; as a...

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November 2017 Newsletter

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  October was fun, but now it is November and we have even more fun and exciting news coming through this month! With the holiday season approaching, we are preparing to launch an amazing giving campaign like nothing we’ve ever done before. Teaming up with Communities in Schools and Porter-Leath, we will announce and kick off our Learn & Play Initiative November 1st at 3:30pm with a special Facebook Live video with Knowledge Tree Owner, Andy Gattas. During the Facebook Live, we’ll be announcing the details of our Learn...

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Manager’s Pick October 2017

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  Our Little Rock Store Manager picks: Wooden Town Play Set $29.99   What our manager says: With 32 pieces, including houses, buildings, trees, and more this set can let a child’s imagination soar. They can design their own town and play for hours moving their people and cars throughout. It is especially great when paired with one of Melissa & Doug’s road rugs.   What the vendor says: Build a world filled with imagination, block by block! This wooden 32-piece play set includes everything needed to create a miniature...

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Children’s Lit Pick October 2017

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Every month we pick two books to spotlight, one picture book and one chapter book. Get 20% off these books for the entire month!   Alice and Greta written by Steven Simmons Illustrated by Cyd Moore Alice is a good witch. And Greta . . . well, Greta and trouble are never far apart. But when a forgotten spell comes back to haunt Greta, she finds herself in a position where she must learn something she should have learned long ago. . . .   In the Classroom Alice and Greta is a great way to teach manners and how to react to people who...

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October 2017 Newsletter

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As September closes and we roll into October, we at Knowledge Tree are switching gears and getting our stores ready for the Holiday season! Check out our Books of the Month and Manager’s Pick, keep updated on in-store sales and events coming up, and don’t forget Lego Club is back!   ALL October long is the Annual Melissa & Doug 20% off Sale! *Check our Facebook frequently for giveaways and sales information*     Our story time is at every location and begins at 10am on their corresponding day! All Story Times...

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Manager’s Pick September 2017

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Our Horn Lake store manager picked Flag Frenzy! $13.99   What our manager says: With the 2018 Winter Olympics right around corner, this card game is perfect for helping students learn the countries and their flags. Flag Frenzy! is a matching game, where players try to match flags and countries until no cards are left. The first to get rid of all their cards wins. I love the Olympics and think it is the most perfect time to teach and to learn about different countries and their cultures. Flag Frenzy! isn’t just about matching the...

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