5 Best Toys: Less is More

In this older, yet timeless, article from Wired, they list the 5 best toys of all time. Take a look at all the amazing creativity that happens here daily using the 5 best toys. Luckily, all of it is plentiful at Fairhaven. And when we run out of cardboard, thankfully there’s always more, especially in the age of Amazon. It feels good to give it all another life. Enjoy some of what has been created just in the first 3 months of the school year:


For an excellent example of “best toy of all time” #5 (dirt) here’s a video tour of the village some students spent many hours building in the woods this fall.

I often wonder: what will they be when they grow up? There’s so much thought, play, story-telling, and engineering involved in what they’re creating. I just love to watch them become more and more proficient at their craft. I hope you all have a wonderful holiday season, but don’t forget, in the long run, whatever is in the box may be less interesting and fun than the box itself!


Beth Williams
December, 2019

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