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July 4th – Book Recommendations

Posted on: Thursday, June 30th, 2011 in 4th of July, American Revolution, Book List, Book recommendations, History, Holiday

This week’s blog contains interesting facts for the month of July, with the exception of the 4th when we celebrate the birthday of our nation.  For the 4th we included a picture of the original flag with 13 stars.  Ask … read more »

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Some interesting facts about July

Posted on: Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 in 4th of July, American Flag, Holiday, parent involvement, Reading

Next week we celebrate the 4th of July, America’s Independence Day.  Our country’s birthday is a time that we all enjoy with parades, picnics and incredible firework displays.  I truly believe that we all know a lot of interesting information about July … read more »

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Kid’s Picks – Book Recommendations – 06/24/11

Posted on: Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 in Book List, Book recommendations, Books, Reading, Summer Activities for Kids

In case you didn’t get a chance to read my blog this week it was about listening to your kids and letting them select and recommend books that they like.  We included one kid’s book recommendation in that blog.  This … read more »

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Shhh, I’m listening to my kids.

Posted on: Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 in Book recommendations, Books, parent involvement, Reading, Summer Activities for Kids

They may be shorter and they are definitely younger – but I guarantee you, their voices can be very loud!  Yep, I’m talking about the kids.  Our kids have ideas and opinions of their own.  Sometimes we may not agree … read more »

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Dads and Kids Book Recommendations – 06/16/11

Posted on: Thursday, June 16th, 2011 in Activity Book, Book List, Book recommendations, Books, Father's Day, parent involvement, Reading

These final two book recommendations are a little different.  They’re both books primarily for dad but also for kids.  They’re full of ideas for dad to entertain, engage and educate his kids.  It’s about reading, doing and parent involvement.  We … read more »

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Happy Father’s Day to those near and far

Posted on: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 in Father's Day, parent involvement, Reading

Helloooooooooooo – Is there anyone out there that does not know that Father’s Day is Sunday?  We have been blitzed by advertisements with suggestions of what to purchase for dad – TV’s, cell phones, iPods, iPads, high-tech tools and clothes.  … read more »

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Father’s Day Book Recommendations – 06/13/11

Posted on: Monday, June 13th, 2011 in Activity Book, Book List, Book recommendations, Books, Father's Day, parent involvement, Reading

With Father’s Day approaching, this week’s book recommendations will be about, what else, Father’s Day.  Today’s recommendations include an activity book with projects that dad and kids can do together and a touching book for dad to read to his … read more »

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Flag Day Book Recommendations – 06/10/11

Posted on: Friday, June 10th, 2011 in Activity Book, American Flag, Book List, Book recommendations, Books, parent involvement

These are our final two Flag recommendations for this week.  This weekend is a good time to get your flags ready to put out on Tuesday.  If you need some new ones take your child shopping and let him or … read more »

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Flag Day activities for the kids

Posted on: Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 in Activity Book, American Flag, Book List, Book recommendations, Books, parent involvement

Mention Betsy Ross, and immediately kids will tell you that she made our flag.  As we approach June 14, Flag Day, I thought it would be fun and interesting to help our kids learn some more about Old Glory.  Did … read more »

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American Flag Book Recommendations – 06/6/11

Posted on: Monday, June 6th, 2011 in American Flag, Book List, Book recommendations, Books, parent involvement

With Flag Day a little over a week away our book recommendations, and our soon to be posted weekly blog, will be about the American flag.  We’ll start off this week with two books about the flag. Betsy Ross by … read more »

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