Dino Dig

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Inside of every little kid is the heart of an explorer. Children love to search and dig through dirt and sand in hopes of finding buried treasure. One way to encourage fun exploration for your child is to set up a dino dig for them! Dino digs are very simple to pull off. They work [...]

Michael Jordan Surprises Kids

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Children at Hornet’s Nest Elementary School in Charlotte, North Carolina were surprised this week when basketball legend Michael Jordan showed up at their school! While making a spirited “Let’s Go Hornets!” video for Instagram, Jordan walks into the classroom, leading to excited pandemonium! After the excitement died down just a bit, one of the kids [...]

Summer Break: Teacher Edition

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It’s that time of year again. It’s been a challenging 270 days (but who’s counting), and now, it’s finally summer break! As teachers, we tend to enjoy these three-ish months just as much, or even more than our students! This is our personal time to decompress from the school year and just enjoy some free [...]

Reading Rainbow

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It looks like our favorite childhood television show is making a comeback! LeVar Burton, the creator and host of Reading Rainbow, has just announced plans to bring back his wonderful show. Reading Rainbow ran from 1983 to 2006, and they currently have an iPad app for people to download. To do this, Burton has launched [...]

A Lovely Summer Day

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The fine folks over at Mashable have just released a hilarious and inspirational video featuring Zachary Levi and Bert from Sesame Street! The video is a great reminder that during these beautiful sunny days, we shouldn’t waste away all of our time on our computers and cell phones. Give the video a watch, comment below [...]

Memorial Day BBQ Party

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Huge thanks to Hostess with the Mostess for providing this excellent blog about throwing the perfect Memorial Day BBQ! Looking for a creative way to celebrate Memorial Day… or another outdoor summer get-together? Good! Because we have a new Summer BBQ theme for you today, complete with ideas for a Make-it-Yourself hot dog station (which keeps things easy on the host!), creative [...]