So many schools are reducing recess–outdoor play–due to budget cuts and hopes of boosting test scores. However, studies show that increased recess time results in better test scores compared to increasing time in the classroom. Yikes! But here’s something you may not have heard about in the argument for keeping recess. Outdoor play–and specifically, recess–helps
Remember way back when we walked uphill to school both ways? In a snowstorm. In boots too big for our feet? A time when vehicles didn’t come with DVD players? When there were no hand-held devices to keep you occupied as the boring old miles rolled by? Remember when we had to learn self-control and
Do you have bored kids? Want to cure their boredom blues while creating laughs and fun memories? Let’s do this! Jump over to Goodreads and enter my giveaway for 1,001 Boredom Busting Play Ideas! It’s open internationally and ends May 2nd. Have your best summer ever with a book from me! Good luck! Goodreads Book
1,001 Boredom Busting Play Ideas: Free and Low Cost Crafts, Activities, Games, and Family Fun That Will Help You Raise Happy, Healthy Children By New York Times bestselling author & mother of two, Jean Oram “A LIFESAVER FOR PARENTS AND EDUCATORS.” Kenneth, Amazon reviewer Never be bored again! All of this website’s great content and
Feel free to print this mad lib or paste it into a word processor so you can fill in the blanks. I’ve also got a pdf version you can download. Mad libs for kids are a great way to teach them about story creation, parts of speech, all while playing and having a great time.
Going on a car trip? Need a fun and hilarious travel game for the kids? Or maybe you just need an easy and fun game to play as you zip around town doing your errands. Either way, I’ve got a great game for your kids to play. And it’s so much fun you won’t want
Are you studying The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle and want to do a caterpillar craft? This is an easy caterpillar craft for toddlers and preschoolers that will appeal to boys and girls alike. The Very Hungry Caterpillar is Very Easy! In the storybook by Eric Carle, the very hungry caterpillar eats his way