Guest Post: Using Art to Build Literacy Skills

            My friend Lori Carpenter was the art teacher in my former school. Every day, I loved walking down our school halls and seeing the wonderful art created by her students. Now that Lori has retired, I asked her if she’d do a guest post. Smart move!     Using Art to Build Literacy Skills by Lori Carpenter…

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Thanksgiving Crafts and Games

Thanksgiving Crafts and Games While compiling this collection of Thanksgiving crafts for families to do together, I concentrated (mostly) on the ones that focused on harvest, tradition and thankfulness. From The Holiday Zone (this site has lots more Thanksgiving ideas) Thanksgiving Collage Collect old magazines, catalogs, and sales papers with plenty of pictures. Cut out pictures of the…

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