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Passing the Baton

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Helping Prepare Next Year’s Class Leaders As a room parent, crew or homeroom parent, you have spent countless hours organizing parent volunteers in the classroom – KUDOS! As the school year comes to an end, it is time to think about passing the baton as your own child will move on to a new grade …

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Apps for Room Parents

Our Favorite Apps for Room Parents and Classroom Leaders We live in a digital world and chances are you’re a digital, well, room parent! Smartphones and tablets are the norm these days, and what better way to enhance your classroom and engage class parents than with the interactive tools that are available right at your …

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Class Party Ideas

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Easy, Fun Ideas for the Perfect Valentine’s Day Classroom Party By: Sue Kirchner of ChocolateCakeMoments.com I always love the Valentine’s Day parties at my kids’ elementary school.  However, a Valentine’s Day class party is tough because it can’t be all hearts and mushy love themes. You need to come up with games and activities that …

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Class Party Ideas

Valentine's Treat

Valentine’s Day Treats | Class Party What’s a Valentine’s class party without a sweet treat or two? Jazz up your classroom party with some of our favorite Valentine’s and heart-themed baked goods from Pinterest! XOXO Cupcakes from MarthaStewart.com Valentine’s Cake Pops from SkiptomyLou.org Valentine Oreo Suckers from SavingDollarsandSense Valentine’s Rice Krispie Treats from Babies, Paper and …

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Best of RoomMomSpot 2012

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RoomMomSpot | A Year in Review With our first full year under our belt, we take a look back at some of our favorite series and posts from 2012.  We celebrate the school volunteers who are making a difference each day in the classroom and beyond – from lunchroom helpers to class party organizers, field …

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Advice to a New Room Parent

Our friend Wendi Aarons of WendiAarons.com has hilarious inside scoop on what it really means to be a room parent!  Don’t miss her post below (originally published on WendiAarons.com Sept. 12th, 2012). THE TOP 7 SECRETS OF ROOM PARENTS 1. You’re A Hero That’s right, a big hero. As soon as it’s announced that you’ve sucked it …

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Room Parent Ideas

6 Ways to Encourage Parent Communication in Your Classroom The classroom is a special place for students . . . and their parents! Grow your class parent group with clear and efficient communication – and these 6 tips: 1.  Make rosters and contact information readily available.  Providing this information, including child’s name with each parent(s), …

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