We have some great spring activities for kids. Spring allows adults and kids alike to step out of the day-to-day and into the peace of your own backyards. After a long winter… it is finally time to play. Gather the kids and get to work, spring is here!
Are you still scrambling for Valentine’s day activities and ideas for your children? Follow me on Pinterest! Pinterest is a great tool for collecting ideas. I have made a small collecting of Valentine activities and games to do with children. From activities, to cheap valentine gifts; Like or Repin some of my favorite pins!
Frantic is an understatement when it comes to our Holiday schedules. By the time we remember what the holidays are supposed to be about…they’re over. Because we certainly don’t want to add another item on your holiday “how-am-I-going-to-get-this-all-done” list, here are a few activities that may check off a couple of items in one sitting…
My heart for art and creating was very full this weekend. When our kids were young,we had a dedicated art room full of supplies and they were always involved in some sort of art, craft or creative play. Now that they are adults, I love seeing that each of them still enjoys spending time making and doing.
As a parent, it is heartbreaking to see your children struggle. We want the best for our kids and often turn ourselves inside out to give them every opportunity to succeed. But what about a child that can’t read? How does a child with dyslexia feel when they’re labeled—stupid, lazy, or mentally slow? And yet you know that’s not who they are. You see how bright they are and how hard they work.
I recently took a mini-vacation with my oldest daughter. We spent a few days together in sunny Montauk, NY, enjoying the beach and delighting in the spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. While my daughter and I always enjoy our time together, I was also blessed to have Julia Child join us.
While the typical family is enjoying a casual summer schedule, research shows that the typical student brain is also taking a summer break and forgetting up to 40% of the information learned during the school year. Worse yet, can take up to 6 weeks to get back into the swing of learning once a student returns to school. In the average school year, that can add up to almost 50% learning loss overall, an overwhelming statistic in a make-it-or-break-it educational environment. The good news, however, is that while it’s easy to forget – it’s just as simple to put a plug in the drain and keep that brain active, engaged and learning while still having fun through the summer break.