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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Ten Tips For Parents

Posted on: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 in Activities for kids, Conversations with kids, Family Activities, Listening to kids, parent involvement, Parent/Teacher communication, Teacher involvement

Did you know that the week of November 11 -17 is American Education Week?  This week presents us with the opportunity to celebrate all of the amazing people that help make a difference in our kids’ lives.  As always we … read more »

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Some Fun Facts about Halloween

Posted on: Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 in Family Activities, Halloween, Holiday

I have always loved Halloween.  As a kid my favorite all time costume was me dressed up as a mom (yep, high heels included) pushing a baby carriage in our school parade.  My dog, Friskie, was the baby and he … read more »

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More Halloween Book Suggestions. – 10/18/12

Posted on: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 in Book recommendations, Halloween, Ray Bradbury

This week we have three Halloween book suggestions for various ages and reading levels.  With Halloween less than two weeks away these books will help put the kids in the holiday mood.  Then again, most kids are probably already there.  … read more »

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Halloween Still Makes Me Smile

Posted on: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 in Activities for kids, Games, Halloween, Holiday, Word Search

Halloween is just 2 weeks away and we thought we’d do things a little different for our blog this time.  Rather than something for the parents, we decided to give the kids a treat! Of course, we would never abandon … read more »

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Halloween Book Selections – 10/11/12

Posted on: Thursday, October 11th, 2012 in Book recommendations, Dav Pilkey, Halloween, Holiday

Appropriate for the season, today’s book recommendations are for Halloween.  They’re all fun (and funny) for the whole family.  Nothing too scary for the younger kids. The Hallo-wiener by Dav Pilkey is one of my favorite Halloween books.  It’s written … read more »

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Tips For Reading With Your Kids

Posted on: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 in Conversations with kids, Family Activities, Reading tips for kids, Reading with kids

The idea of reading with kids at home can conjure up many different thoughts.  Reading together does not necessarily mean that you sit together and share a story by taking turns page after page.  Today’s blog reemphasizes the importance of … read more »

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