The Teachers' Lounge®We are located in Ronnies Plaza across the parking lot from the theater!
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The Teachers' Lounge is St. Louis' finest Parent/Teacher Store. We pride ourselves on having the best customer service and product selection in the industry. Our team members are happy to assist you in finding the perfect educational product for your classroom or home. We carry over 6,000 of the best educational products on the market and also have a selection of over 30,000 products in our on‑line store. Stop by and visit us today!
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06/29/2009 Newsletter: Carson Dellosa Sale and More!
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Last Day of Sidewalk Sale
Monday is the last day of our Sidewalk Sale. All items in the sale are now marked down 50%-75% off. If you haven't been to the sale yet, be sure to stop by today for some great bargains. If you've already been to the sale, we did add a few new items and everything is marked down again, so you may want to come back and take a peek. Help us make room for all of the new inventory that will be arriving this week.
Special Hours This Week
Please note that The Teachers' Lounge will be closed on Tuesday, June 30th so that we can stock the store with all of the new back-to-school products. We will re-open on Wednesday, July 1st at 10:00 AM. Stop by on Wednesday to see everything that is new!
The Teachers' Lounge will also be closed on Saturday, July 4th in observance of the holiday. We will re-open on Sunday, July 5th at 12:00 PM.
Carson Dellosa Day
Did you know that Wednesday, July 1st is Carson Dellosa Day at The Teachers' Lounge? Everyone will receive 25% off all Carson Dellosa products all day! Plus, you'll be able to see lots of samples showing you how you can use Carson Dellosa products in your classroom. Stop by for some great ideas and some terrific products!
Next week: July 8th is Trend Day! 25% off all Trend products all day! Plus, meet Julie from Trend. She'll give you lots of great ideas for using Trend products in your classroom. She'll be at the store from 11-3 on July 8th!
This Friday, July 3rd, we will be featuring the NEW Trend Welcome Phrases Mini Bulletin Board Set. Stop by the store between 5-8 PM to pick up this great product for only $1.00! It is normally $5.99! Limit one per customer while supplies last.
06/24/2009 Newsletter: Sidewalk Sale Starts Friday!
Great Deals at the Sidewalk Sale!
While we are busy getting ready for the big sale this weekend, we don't have our usual email newsletter this week. Instead, just a reminder about the sale. Our newsletters will resume next week.
Reminder: This weekend will be our second annual Super Sidewalk Stock-Up Sale. This is our biggest sale of the year with hundreds of items 25%-50% off. We will be setting up outside our store and offering free lemonade to fight the heat.
In case of bad weather, we will have the sale in the store in Recess, the kids' area.
06/16/2009 Newsletter: Evening Workshops Announced
Now Offering Evening Workshops for Summer
We have had many requests for evening summer workshops, so we have rearranged our schedule a bit to include more evening options for everyone. Here is our current workshop schedule. Please check our online calendar for full descriptions and details. You can call the store at 314-894-7000 to register.
•June 19: The Newest and Best Teaching Products (10:00-11:30 AM)
•June 19: The Cutest Classroom on the Block (12:30-2:00 PM)
•June 22: Classroom Games to Reach Every Learner (12:00-1:30 PM)
•June 22: Engaging Preschool Games to Reach Every Learner (2:30-4:00 PM)
•June 24: Holidays Through The Early Childhood Year (12:30-2:00 PM)
•June 24: The Newest and Best Teaching Products (6:00-7:30 PM)
•July 6: Creative Learning Centers for the Busy Teacher (12:00-1:30 PM)
•July 6: Creative Ways to Use Accents in the Classroom (6:00-7:30 PM)
•July 7: Bulletin Boards to Wow Your Students (6:00-7:30 PM)
•July 9: The Cutest Classroom on the Block (6:00-7:30 PM)
•July 13: Big Book Extravaganza (4:00-7:00 PM)
•July 14: Big Book Extravaganza (5:00-8:00 PM)
•July 16: Holidays Through the Early Childhood Year (6:00-7:30 PM)
•July 27: Classroom Games to Reach Every Learner (6:00-7:30 PM)
•July 28: Engaging Preschool Games to Reach Every Learner (6:00-7:30 PM)
•July 30: Organizing Your School Year (12:00-1:30 PM & 6:00-7:30 PM)
This Week's Happy Hour
Join us for "Happy Hour" on Friday from 5-8 PM. We will have birthday treasure boxes on sale for $1.00 with any purchase. These boxes were originally $8.99! Limit one per customer while supplies last.
Demo Bar Item of the Week
Check out our brand new Write and Wipe Activity Totes at the Demo Bar this week. Each carry-along tote is a 17 page spiral bound book full of fun activities for 1 or 2 players. Try playing hangman, Code Breakers, Mazes, and more.
These activity totes would be great for car trips and are available in three different themes: Fairy, Princesses, and Mermaids; Dr. Seuss; and Secret Agent.
We are sorry, but our June Story Hours are now full. Please check our online calendar to sign up for our July Story Hours.
Summer Bridge Books
A new shipment of Summer Bridge Books from Carson Dellosa and Summer Activity Books from Evan Moor just arrived at the store. We are fully stocked on all grade levels.
These books are a great way to keep kids learning over the summer. There are two quick pages for students to complete each day. They cover a variety of subjects and will help your child retain what he or she has learned this past school year. The Summer Bridge books have even won the Dr. Toy Award for Best Vacation Product for Children.
Now In Stock
If you shopped in the store last summer, you know we sold out of classroom storage boxes. With teachers changing grade levels and classrooms, this spring we saw a run on these items again.
I'm happy to say we are fully stocked! We are determined to not be out of stock of any of the Trend File n' Save products but you never know! If you need any storage for your bulletin boards, posters, charts or trimmers, please stop by today before we sell out again!
If you have been looking for Mavalus tape, we are fully stocked with all the colors. Please come in for a demonstration today! Hang virtually anything on any surface with no damage to the surface!
06/08/2009 Newsletter: Special Summer Events
Terrific Workshops Coming Soon!
Join us for our first set of summer workshops starting June 15th at The Teachers' Lounge! Call 314-894-7000 to register.
June 15th: Creative Ways to Use Accents in the Classroom 12:00-1:30 PM
Come to this workshop to explore all of the different ways that you can use accents in your classroom. We will share our best ideas for games, crafts, projects, and more!
June 15th: Creative Learning Centers for the Busy Teacher 2:30-4:00 PM
This workshop will give you ideas on how you can incorporate learning centers into your curriculum. We will also show you a ton of creative learning centers that you can easily make for your students.
June 19th 10:00-11:30 AM- The Newest and Best Teaching Products
We will explore and discuss all of the best new products that will be here for the Back-to-School season. Learn different ways to use these new tools in your classroom and see how they can benefit your students. Try out the products in this "hands-on" workshop to see what will work for your classroom. As a special bonus for this workshop only, each attendee will receive a special invitation to our "Invitation Only Preview Night" on June 30th giving you the opportunity to be the first to buy the newest products hitting our shelves. Enjoy a night of fun, giveaways and 25% off your entire purchase! Remember, the Preview Night is by Invitation Only and signing up and attending this class is the only guaranteed way to be invited.
June 19th 12:30-2:00 PM- The Cutest Classroom on the Block
Learn how you can make your classroom the cutest on the block. We will share unique ways that you can use borders, bulletin board sets, and accents to decorate your classroom. Get easy ideas that you can use throughout the school year. The make-n-take project for this workshop is our cutest one yet, so don't miss out!
June 22: Classroom Games to Reach Every Learner 12:00-1:30 PM
Calling all teachers in grades 3-8! Join us for a spectacular workshop dedicated to fantastic classroom games. Learn how to make engaging hands-on games to encourage whole class and small group review of material already covered in class to prepare your students for upcoming tests.
June 22: Engaging Preschool Games for Every Learner 2:30-4:00 PM
Join us for a spectacular workshop dedicated to the early childhood classroom. Learn how to make engaging hands-on games to teach basic preschool concepts such as letter recognition, counting, color recognition and more!
June 24th 10:00-11:30 AM- The Newest and Best Teaching Products
June 24th 12:30-2:00 PM- Holidays Through the Early Childhood Year
Do you need fresh ideas for holiday celebrations in your classroom? Join us as we discover ways to celebrate special days in the early childhood class. Get new ideas for art projects, learning centers, class projects and more! Each attendee is asked to bring in an idea of their own to share with the group. Please bring a sample of something that you have done with your class for a holiday.
The cost for all workshops is $25.00. That covers the cost of all needed supplies. Plus, each attendee will receive a $10.00 voucher to use that day in the store.
Tissue Art Day
We still have a few spaces left for our Tissue Art Day on Friday, June 12th at 10:30 AM.
Children ages 3 and up can create a special masterpiece. Use crumbled tissue paper to design a unique work of art.
The cost for this activity is $5. Please call the store at 314-894-7000 to register. Space is limited.
June 11: Monkeys, Monkeys Story Hour
Sorry, this story hour is now full.
June 15 & 18: Dads and Grandads Story Hour
Sorry, both of these story hours are now full.
Please check our online calendar to register for future summer story hours.
Survey of the Week
This week we are asking about Facebook/MySpace and other technologies. We really appreciate your input and hope that everyone fills these out. After all - even if you have no opinion, we always give you a way to tell us that too.
06/03/2009 Newsletter: A Deal You Won't Want to Miss!
Join Us For Our First Happy Hour
Please join us this Friday, June 5th for our first ever "Happy Hour" at The Teachers' Lounge from 5:00-8:00 PM.
We will be offering 4" Black Self-Sticking Letters for only $1.00 with any purchase. These terrific letters can be put on bulletin boards, walls, doors, and more! You don't need any tape or staples. The slightly tacky surface on the back keeps these letters in place until you remove them. They store easily on a vinyl sheet and can be used over and over again!
These letters are normally $8.99! Don't miss out on this terrific deal! Limit one per customer while supplies last.
Demo Bar Item of the Week
Fill your summer days with great kid-friendly music that won't drive parents crazy. Our new selection of popular kids' CD's are on sale for 10% off this week.
Choose from terrific artists such as Laurie Berkner, Justin Roberts, They Might Be Giants, Bare Naked Ladies, Lisa Loeb, and more! Stop by the demo bar and listen to ANY of the CDs we sell before you buy!
Please check our on-line calendar for a full selection of summer workshops, story hours, and art days.
June 4th: Jesters Story Hour
Sorry, this story hour is now full.
June 5th: Happy Hour Friday
June 8th: Monkeys Story Hour
Sorry, this story hour is now full.
June 11th: Monkeys Story Hour
Find out what our mischievous little monkeys are up to in Caps For Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina, Five Little Monkeys Sitting in A Tree by Eileen Christelow and Naughty Little Monkeys by Jim Aylesworth. We will make one-of-a-kind monkeys that will be your buddy for weeks to come! Please call the store at 314-894-7000 to register. Space is limited.
June 12th: Tissue Art Project
Children ages 3 and up can create a special masterpiece. Use crumbled tissue paper to design a unique work of art. The cost of this event is $5.00. Please call the store at 314-894-7000 to register. Space is limited.