Can we talk about those “must have” gifts for the holiday season? You know, the ones that EVERYONE HAS TO HAVE OR CHRISTMAS IS RUINED FOREVER!!!!!!!!! I would like to make a suggestion: please stop it with the crazy.
Right now, I’m dreading December. Not because of the holidays. I love those. It’s because for the whole month of December, until winter break, there will be no breaks. Three straight weeks of school. It’s bad enough for the teachers, but at least we get paid. For the kids, it’s pretty awful. All the excitement […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! You, dear parents, get to try and find a suitable gift for your child’s teacher(s). It’s hard, I get it. You want something meaningful, something useful, and something that doesn’t break the bank.
Bring on the cute turkey cut-outs, acrostic poems, and Pilgrim hats! It’s Thanksgiving season, and now is a great time to integrate learning in all sorts of ways. Check out these quick tips, for homeschool and classroom and just for fun!
Ugh…Halloween is on a Monday this year. And you know what that means.
Teachers, always asking for those pesky school supplies! And with good reason, too. After all, kids use things up quickly. Just look at your own at-home stash of stickers and crayons. It’s like elves come and steal them away in the night. Or the children actually eat the craft supplies. If you want to get […]
Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean that science, or learning, takes any time off.
Sun, sand, and knowledge? You betcha! Learn at the beach!
Welcome to July! All the kids are out of school, and summer is heating up. With Independence Day just a few sleeps away, now is a great time to celebrate America, and summer!
The end of the year is rapidly approaching, and it’s time to start thinking about what mementoes and tokens you want to give to your teacher. But let’s be real: you don’t want to spend a fortune or give something the teacher won’t appreciate.
Next week is Memorial Day. Most of the country will go to a local parade and then spend the day barbecuing with friends and family. This day is meant to honor those who have died in service to our country.
This month we will celebrate Memorial Day, a day set aside to remember those members of our armed forces who gave the last full measure of devotion for the United State by sacrificing their lives in service. Today, let’s learn about a historic and beautiful icon on Memorial Day, and America. Arlington National Cemetery
April showers may or may not be in your part of the world, but spring is starting to feel more spring-like for sure! April is Poetry Month!
Ok, so I’m two days early, but this gives you time to prep your lessons, right? Here are some of my favorite teaching ideas for St. Patrick’s Day! St. Patrick’s Day is a super fun, easy holiday to celebrate in the classroom. It brings multiculturalism, color study (green, white, and orange), folklore (hello, leprechauns!), nature […]
Today is a day for us to play with words that often are fun to say. Like Lorax, Cindy Loo Hoo, and all of the other ones, too! It’s Dr. Seuss’s birthday today!