5 Homework Station Ideas

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Ideas for Homework Organization Now that your kids are hitting the books again, make sure you’ve got a good set up for them to bring their studies home. Check out these homework stations you can implement in your own home. Magnetic Boards via The 36th Avenue ***  Shelf-In Desk via The Cottage Market  *** Turntables via Mom On …

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7 Book-Inspired Treats

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 Sweets of Your Favorite Reads Reading should be a treat, so show your favorite young readers just how sweet books can be with these inspired snacks! Merge their favorite novels and characters with a favorite dish to get them excited about reading. Book Toppers via Stylist.Co.UK *** Wizard Hat Cupcakes via Today  *** The Hungry …

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A Celebration of Service | 9.11.15

A Celebration of Service

Join AARP Foundation to Pack 1 Million Meals Sign up and spread the word! Families, schools and communities are getting together to honor the memory of those fallen on 9/11 with a celebration of service on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Here’s three easy ways you can get involved: 1. Join the celebration in Washington, …

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Room Mom Ideas

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4 Creative Ideas for Weekly Reader Fun Organizing weekly readers for the classroom? Don’t miss these 4 top tips for saving time and having fun! 1. Sign weekly readers up online: Coordinate a repeating weekly reader schedule online that’s super easy to manage and keeps every one track! Forget ‘reply-all’ emails and complicated spreadsheets; VolunteerSpot’s …

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9 Back-to-School Crafts for Kids

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First Day of School Art Projects Get those creative juices flowing and pump up the excitement about starting a new school year with these fun, school-themed craft ideas! Great for back-to-school night, class parties and celebrations, you name it! Back-to-School Popsicle Pencil via Crafty Morning *** What’s Your Super Power via Around the Kampfire *** Egg …

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4 Reasons Grandparents Make Great Classroom Volunteers

Grandparents Make Great Volunteers

Ask Grandma and Grandpa to Help in the Classroom! Grandma and Grandpa are great for covering on mommy and daddy’s date night, but what about for helping read to the class each month? Or lending a helping  hand at a classroom celebration? Here are 4 top reasons for encouraging your classroom Grandparents to volunteer! 1. They …

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6 First Day of School Photo Ideas

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Photo Ideas and Printables for the First Day of School Capture your first day of school memories with a little flare and fun! Check out these creative ideas (and printables): First Day Of… via inkhappi *** First Day Banner via Learn Create Love *** Photo Frame via The Kinder Cupboard ***  I Am A…via Tip Junkie …

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7 Back to School Name Tag Ideas

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Name Tags for Back to School Make your student’s individual stations their very own with unique name tags that welcome and define their space. Check out these as inspiration to put in your own classroom! School Bus Tags via Pastiche Family Portal ***  Pencil Tags via Bird’s Party  *** Nameplate via Teachers Pay Teachers ***  …

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Recruiting Classroom Volunteers

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What to Say When Work Schedules Get in the Way Having a hard time recruiting busy, working classroom parents? It’s tough for everyone to find the time to contribute in the classroom when work, families, and other commitments keep taking priority. If you’re a room parent or teacher looking to recruit more help, try asking …

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School Supply Drive Ideas

School Supply Drive

4 Ideas to Boost Your School Supply Drive Did you know that on average, teachers are spending over $500 of their own money on school supplies for their classroom every year?* Help make the difference for your school’s teachers this year with a high-impact school supply drive! Get more school parents involved with these 4 …

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