5 Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Snack Foods

5 Kid-Friendly New Year's Eve Snack Foods

New Year’s Eve Kid-Friendly Snacks These five kid-friendly (and adult approved!) snacks will be crowd pleasers at your NYE party–or any party for that matter. Quick and easy to prepare, they won’t keep you chained to the oven all evening, so you can enjoy the party as much as your guests. Garlic Pull-Apart Bread via Street …

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8 New Year’s Eve Activities

8 New Year’s Activities

NYE Time-Killers   Pack in as much fun as you can while you wait in anticipation for the New Year. Check out these fun ideas to quickly pass the time and make some last-minute memories for the current year. New Year’s Game via Alice and Lois *** New Year’s Eve Bingo by Hip Hip Hooray! *** NYE …

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5 Winter Gifts for Teachers

5 Winter Gifts for Teachers

Christmas Gifts for Teachers Give your teachers some joyous Christmas gifts before going on the Winter Break. Here are some ideas to brighten up the Holidays for your teachers. DIY Mugs via Tidy Mom *** Santa Hat Candy Jars via Club Chica Circle *** Cozy Slippers via Pretty Providence *** Bath Salt Ornaments via Shaken …

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10 DIY Holiday Gift Tags

10 DIY Holiday Gift Tags

Homemade Holiday Gift Tags Put the final finishing touches on all of your holiday gifts and make it a little personal with these DIY gift tags. Here are some inspiring projects to try this year. Happy Wrapping. Watercolor Holiday Wreath via The Postman’s Knock *** DIY Christmas Sweater Gift Tags via Zakka Life *** Scrapbook …

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Five Fun Fall Coloring Pages

5 Fun Fall Coloring Pages

Looking for a speedy way to decorate for fall, or need some projects to keep your kids busy when the weather isn’t cooperating? Then check out these… Build Your Own Turkey from Crayola Find the Hidden Image page from Education.com Playing in Leaves Coloring Page from AllKidsNetwork Cornucopia coloring page from GetColoringPages Kitten Playing in Leaves …

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Top Ten Halloween Books for Children

Top Ten Halloween Books for Children

Volunteering to read-aloud at your child’s school and need a few good Halloween titles? Trying to get your tween to enjoy reading more? Check out these Halloween-y stories that are guaranteed to creep out the kids (but not TOO much). 10. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Written by Alvin Schwartz, Illustrated by Stephen Gammell (ages 8-12) Are you …

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Fall Class Party Planning

Can you believe it is October already? Time is running out to plan for the upcoming classroom Halloween party or Fall festival celebration. We know it can be a little daunting to plan a classroom party, especially what is typically the first celebration of the year. But honestly, if you break it down into a …

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Share a Meal on International Day of the Girl

Host a CARE Social Supper

Of all the prepping and planning you do (and you’ve mastered it, right? #pro), add a CARE Social Supper to the October agenda! Celebrate International Day of the Girl on October 8th with your family, friends and community. By hosting a Care Social Supper you can raise awareness about gender inequality. The conversation starts with …

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The Perfect Holiday Fundraiser

The Perfect Holiday Fundraiser

As Room Moms, it seems we are always busy! From organizing classroom parties to snack schedules to teacher gifts, we also have the upcoming Fall/Winter fundraiser on our minds. Perhaps you’re pitching ideas or leading the fundraiser – look no further for trends and inspirations for this season’s holiday fundraiser. Still deciding on which Fall/Winter …

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4 Strategies for Recruiting School Fundraising Volunteers

Recruit Volunteers for School Fundraising

Being the Room Mom is a big job! Wouldn’t it be great to have some extra support for your upcoming school fundraiser? Here are four strategies to recruit school fundraising volunteers to lend you a hand from Clay Boggess, Senior Consultant at Big Fundraising Ideas. Gala planning and hosting socials invoke glamorous images of volunteerism and philanthropy; …

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