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“Keepers of the Flame”, make your own Olympic inspired print and torch to celebrate the opening of the 2012 games.
Teacher Voice: How Not to Be a Bobble-Head Doll. Hints on how to discover your teacher voice!
How to grow your own sunflower clubhouse.
Let’s make edible Olympic torches!
Don`t these look amazing? Strawberry sandwiches… yum.
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Play dough pasta matching game
Raise your hand if you earned your summer break
Hot summer day fun – recycling those old crayons into new masterpieces using the power of the sun.
Make life sized body maps using mixed media. A great way to incorporate art into the science curriculum.
South Korea helps provide nearly 30,000 students in Gaza with computer training and online education by handing over computers through United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).
“Students must be prepared not as rugged individualists who compete with others but rather as responsible global citizens who co-exist and collaborate with others.” – Yeah!
Licking Beaters Cartoon- nuff said.
Racism or compassion? Study finds some teachers softer on minorities!
Homemade Father’s Day Gifts – Backrub T-shirt; great idea for the classroom or art club.
DIY fabric wipes toy; a great alternative to losing a whole box of Kleenex or wipes!
Foley Elementary School is the friendly face of education in Alabama State, serving immigrants for 15 years.
Window Frames, give a new perspective to an outdoor walk.
These are my favourite finds this week.
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Great activity for a hot day, and it will keep them busy and cool.
Looks a lot easier to raise than our menagerie!
A beautiful way to decorate the garden.
Another to do summer activity
Stopping everything to walk with a toddler- bliss!
Here are some exciting finds for this week. Clicking on the picture will link you through:
Top 100 Children’s Books of All-Time – lots of my favourites are on here.
“Car”d Game – clever sorting and patterning
5 Easy Tips for Organic Gardening with Kids
The chances in preschool – a beautiful post on the joy of taking chances.
Games for Kids: Learning Action Words with Party Blowers
Train Tracks on the homemade Chalkboard Table
How to Set Up Natural Play Spaces in Your Own Back Yard
What is Surface Tension?
Stop Letting Pinterest Make You Feel Like Poo. (Yes that is the title of the post!)
Introducing the Things-To-Do With Toddlers Series
Federal libraries, archives shutting down
Wow, when you see it visually it’s kinda scarey!
Motabular: challenge your physical abilites
Great (and do-able) ideas here for encouraging your preschooler to write
Childhood Pressure Cartoon
50 screen free activities – good resource as a parent or as a teacher to pass onto parents
Make a Mini Terrarium… for anyone!
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Make salt dough medals to celebrate the Olympics
The joys of Pinterest and the need to be ‘Super Mom”
Poetry ideas. Poetry month may be nearly over but that is no reason to stop loving poetry!
Will definitely be trying some of these.
Great unit on rocks and soil from Kindergarten… Kindergarten….
Writing “words on the wind”.