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Kickstart the New Year As A Parent Volunteer

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3 Ways to Make the Most of Your Time as a Class Parent Feeling like you didn’t give it your all last year to your child’s classroom? We have tips for the New Year to help you get more involved in less time and with less stress: 1. Volunteer By Your Interests Helping out in the …

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Team Mom Ideas

Team Mom Parent Volunteer Scheduling Are you a team mom? Soccer mom? Hockey mom? We all know it’s never as simple as showing up at games and cheering on your kids and their teammates (though we wish it could be).  Team parents work closely with the coach depending on the sport and oftentimes are relied …

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Back to School

6 Ideas for Success in Classroom Volunteering By: Yael Calhoun, co-author of School Volunteer Handbook: A Simple Guide for K-6 Teachers and Parents My mother used to say, “Don’t set people up for failure.” A positive spin on that advice is five ideas to “Set up for Success” for classroom volunteers.  The key is communication between …

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National Volunteer Week 2012

Volunteer Recognition in the Classroom National Volunteer Week is fast approaching – April 15th through the 21st of this year.  Classrooms find it hard to function without the love and steadfast support of both teachers and exceptional parent volunteers.  Whether it’s reading to the class, keeping watch during lunch and recess, stuffing folders at the …

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Games for Kids | Basketball Fun Recess is a great time to capitalize on outdoor fun as March Madness gears up!  Room Parents are often times in charge of organizing parent volunteers to oversee recess time.  These fun basketball games are easy to coordinate with kids during recess and are tons of fun! 1.  Knock-Out: …

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