10 Earth Day Activities for Kids

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Earth Day Ideas for Kids Celebrate Mother Earth with your kids this year with these fun and philanthropic activities for all the ages. Grown an Indoor Meadow via Nurture Store *** Textured Scavenger Hunt via Hands On As We Grow *** Homemade Bird Feeder via Happy Hooligans  *** Earth Day Hands via Pin Inspired *** …

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5 Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month

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Poetry Activities for Kids Shape your young poets throughout National Poetry Month with these enjoyable, learning activities  - get them excited about poetry, from Silverstein to Shakespeare. Create a Poetry Book via Rachel K. Tutoring  *** Poetry Pops via Teaching Madness *** Poetry Tea Party via Creekside Learning *** Poet-Theme Party via Wonder Teacher *** …

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Happy National Volunteer Week

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Time to Celebrate Your Class Parent Volunteers! It’s National Volunteer Week and that means time to thank your class parent volunteers and reflect on all the amazing contributions they have made this school year. Check out great volunteer appreciation ideas below:   Check out: 5 Activities to Honor Parent Volunteers Parent Volunteer Gift Ideas Creative …

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The 4 “Knows” of Keeping Kids Safe Online

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Tips & Tools for Parents Staying informed when it comes to keeping kids safe online is easy when you say ‘yes’ to these 4 ‘knows’: 1. Know your parental controls: Parenting in the ever changing media and digital landscapes can seem overwhelming. With new TV shows, apps and online destinations constantly popping up for kids, …

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10 Auction Basket Ideas

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Benefit Auction Basket Ideas Get those school parents bidding high and often at this year’s Benefit Auction with these 10 fun auction basket ideas! Teacher Kit via Indulgy *** Baker’s Basket via Fundraiser Help *** Aroma Therapy via All About Interesting Stuff  *** Game Night via The Sunshine Shop *** Road Trip via The Chaos …

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8 Sunshine Crafts for Kids

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Kids Craft Ideas Capture the spirit of Spring and summer with these fun kids craft ideas! Perfect for an end of year class party, teacher appreciation craft or simply an activity for art time – check them out: Sun Catcher via Untrained Housewife *** Roman Mosaics via eHow *** Handful of Sun via Patticrafts *** …

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5 Parent Communication Apps

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Leverage Class Parent Engagement with Better Communication Teachers and room parents can save time and stress less when it comes to communicating with and engaging classroom parents by trying these five tools: 1. Remind: Teachers can quickly and easily communicate with parents (and students) with the one-way text messaging app from Remind. Share due dates, …

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Fuel Your Field Day Sweepstakes

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Enter to Win BIG for Your School Field Day Event! Planning a Spring or end-of-school-year Field Day event? We’ve got you covered! Enter to win $250 in supplies and prizes from VolunteerSpot & CarnivalSavers in the Fuel Your Field Day Sweeps – click here! $250 worth of Field Day prizes include: Plastic cones Jump ropes …

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10 Field Day Games Kids Love

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Field Day Activities Break out the potato sacks, it’s racin’ time! From the water balloon toss to parachute games, keep students smiling this Field Day all the way to the finish line with these fun game ideas. Water Balloon Toss via Staci *** Beach Ball Race via These Are the Days *** Stumps Tug of War …

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