Kid's Book Club: First Stop! China with Little Pear

Kid’s Book Club: First Stop! China with Little Pear

  Books for this month’s kid’s book club: Little Pear Little Pear and His Friend I found some translations, as well!! Petit Tang (French Edition!)                               …

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Squashing Boredom: Scavenger Hunt Style!

Squashing Boredom: Scavenger Hunt Style!

Photo Credit: Rachel Samanyi We were stuck in a rut. The “I’m bored bug” was crawling out far too often. I could suggest an activity,…

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Kid's Book Club: All Aboard with The Boxcar Children

Kid’s Book Club: All Aboard with The Boxcar Children

  This month’s kid’s book club book: The Boxcar Children The book is a 3rd/4th grade reading level and would interest kids 3-11ish. We met…

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Kid's Book Club -- Destination: Wonderland!

Kid’s Book Club — Destination: Wonderland!

  This month’s kid’s book club book: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland This book is about a 7th grade reading level.  I’d say it is appropriate…

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Kid's Classics Book Club

Kid’s Classics Book Club

I started a classics book club for myself and my kids. For those who are like me and would like to start one up, but…

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Butterfly Life Cycle Party

Butterfly Life Cycle Party

At the end of our study of butterflies, we had a party with a few family friends.  Initially I was going to have them do…

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Butterfly Life Cycle Party: Directions

Butterfly Life Cycle Party: Directions

Here are the directions I had at each station.  This site, Learn About Butterflies, is great for printing any images  you want to show them. …

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Butterfly Study

Butterfly Study

My wonderful sister-in-law set us up with a sweet deal for a caterpillar so we could watch the transformation to a butterfly (note: this was…

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Letter of the Week - Letter W

Letter of the Week – Letter W

Day 1 Find w stickers and put on W Color and assemble Letter W Book Go to library and get w books Put out W…

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Historical Fiction: The Great Depression

Historical Fiction: The Great Depression

[Part of an ongoing series of historical fiction book lists for students and teachers. For the full list and to see more info, click here.] Lower Grades…

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Letter of the Week - Letter V

Letter of the Week – Letter V

Day 1 Find v stickers and put on V Color and assemble Letter V Book Go to library and get v books Put out V…

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Letter of the Week - Letter U

Letter of the Week – Letter U

Day 1 Find u stickers and put on U (She’s basically over this activity.  So, I have discontinued it.  I think maybe it was too…

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