ATLANTA and HAWTHORNE, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elementary and middle school students at Atlanta Public Schools will benefit from a donation of 20,000 boxes of colorful Bendaroos® Flexible Building Sticks that will be used in their classrooms this year and beyond. The donation is part of the "Bendaroos® Building Creative Classrooms" initiative, which aims to inspire children to bend, twist and shape 2-D and 3-D creations, stimulating kids' imaginations and making learning fun.
"It's so important for children today to have opportunities for hands-on, open-ended play and learning," said Cynthia Terry, Director of Fine and Performing Arts, Atlanta Public Schools. "We appreciate the generosity of the Bendaroos® brand in providing our students with these creative educational resources."
Teachers will find classroom activities, lesson ideas, templates and project ideas at: www.bendaroos.com/educators. Content ranges from early learning activities to help with numbers, shapes and colors to more complex lesson ideas focusing on chemical reactions, fractions and history.
At under $20 for a 500-piece pack, Bendaroos® Flexible Building Sticks are an affordable, creative learning tool. Teachers can visit www.facebook.com/bendaroos to learn more.
"Bendaroos® Building Creative Classrooms is about supporting teachers and fostering kids' imagination through tactile, creative play," said Anne Flynn, Vice President of Marketing for Allstar Products Group. "Bendaroos® offer an affordable way for teachers and parents to stretch a child's imagination and keep learning fun at school and home."
For more information, discounts and free educational resources, please visit: www.bendaroos.com.
About Allstar Products Group
Allstar Products Group, a leading consumer products company, has revolutionized today's consumer experience with the introduction of brands such as Snuggie® Blanket with Sleeves, Topsy Turvy® Planters, Bendaroos® Building Sticks, Perfect Brownie™ Pan Set, Emery Cat® Board and Bumpits® Hair Inserts, among others. Recognized in 2009 as "Marketer of the Year" by the Direct Response Marketing Association, Allstar Products Group has created some of the most successful and original direct-response campaigns in DRTV history. The company's products have attracted millions of consumers and are available in the U.S. and internationally through a variety of distribution channels, including direct response television, internet and retail stores. For more information, visit www.AllstarProductsGroup.com.
Allstar Products Group is based in Hawthorne, New York. Bendaroos is a registered trademark of Merchant Media, LLC.
SOURCE Allstar Products Group