Groundhog Day Games and Puzzles

  Groundhog Day Games and Puzzles   Monday is Groundhog Day. Here are some links to help celebrate it.   Happy Groundhog’s Day! from DLTK Coloring pages, crafts, online games, and printables. Click on the link in the introduction for  Groundhog Day history.   Groundhog Games from Primary Games Features 5 online games.   Groundhog…

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African American Biographies: Helpful Learning Links

  African American Biographies: Helpful Learning Links   In preparation for next month’s Black History Month, here are links to African American biographies. Click here for African American biography books.   The Top Ten American Inventors from Scholastic Includes both men and women inventors   Black History from Poets.org Features African American poets, their poems,…

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Biographies of African American Men and Women

  Biographies of African American Men and Women   February is Black History Month. To get ready for it, here are some books about important African American men and women who helped influence American history.   Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change by Michelle Cook Starting with…

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Fun Online Games for Valentine’s Day

  Fun Online Games for Valentine’s Day   Valentine’s Day is in three weeks! Here are some online games, puzzles, and activities to enjoy!   Valentine’s Day Puzzle from ABCya A matching game for K-1 kids   Happy Valentine’s Day from PBS Kids Click on activities at bottom of page   Valentine’s Day Games from…

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Boosting Literacy Skills with Valentine Cards and Crafts

  Boosting Literacy Skills with Valentine Cards and Crafts   In addition to reading a variety of Valentine’s Day books, consider trying some other activities that promote literacy. This week I’ll give suggestions for making cards and other crafty type things. Next week, I’ll tell you about more books and offer several ideas for other Valentine’s…

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Valentine’s Day Books for a Happy Heart Holiday

  Valentine’s Day Books for a Happy Heart Holiday   Valentine’s Day isn’t for another month but I found enough books for two Valentine’s Day Book Posts. So, here are a bunch and I’ll have another bunch in a couple of weeks. I snuck in a few books that aren’t strictly Valentine’s Day but they…

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Creative Art Sites for Kids

  Creative Art Sites for Kids   This week’s posts are all about art!  Here are some fun sites to get your creative juices flowing!   NGAKids Art Zone from National Gallery of Art Includes 15 different interactive art activities.   Art from Kidsites.com Includes instruction, activities, games, and information.   Jackson Pollock from JacksonPollock.org…

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Press Release: Encouraging Kids to Write for a Good Cause

b Looking for a fun way to encourage your kids to write? Andrea Bergstein of Scribblitt, Rachel Jonas Gilman of Yoobi, and Rachael Voorhees of The Molina Foundation have an idea for you. Read on…   Encouraging Kids to Write for a Good Cause   PRESS RELEASE Yoobi and Scribblitt Team Up to Encourage Young Kids to Write…

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Boost Literacy Skills with Interactive Art Activities

  Boost Literacy Skills with Interactive Art Activities   Monday’s book post had lots of books about art. Here are some sites with art information and interactive art activities. There are many opportunities to learn and create. These sites are very engaging and being engaged boosts learning LOT!   Art from Kids.gov Includes 16 areas to explore…

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