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10 books to expose kids to foreign language giveaway

10 Books to Expose Kids to a Foreign Language: HUGE GIVEAWAY

The summer is a great time to expose kids to a foreign language. I received a huge box of books from Tuttle Publishing that are perfect for this and I am giving most of them away. Please see the Rafflecopter giveaway below.

What languages would your kids be interested in? Are you using any great sites, books or videos? Please share! Read more…

Starting Kindergarten Picture Book of the Day giveaway and other starting Kindergarten resources

Starting Kindergarten Picture Book of the Day GIVEAWAY

Do you have an incoming Kindergarten? Do you need ideas of getting your child ready for Kindergarten? I have six ideas for you!

What will you do with your son or daughter to get ready for Kindergarten? Please share!

1) Free Kindergarten Readiness Printable Book

I made this book for my son’s preschool both as a Kindergarten readiness book and as a special keepsake. I hope you have fun using it too!

Download my FREE printable book: My Book About Me Read more…

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Summer Math Ideas for Elementary and Middle School

The summer is nearly here — we have two more weeks of school left! — and I need to get our summer math in order!

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Summer Math Word Problems for Elementary School

For my rising 3rd grade son, it’s an easy decision: Daily Word Problems, Grade 4. All three of my kids have been doing these word problem workbooks for summer math as rising first graders. Read more…

Tyson Project A+, Tyson Project A Plus, easy fundraising ideas for schools

Easy Fundraising for Schools Using Tyson’s Project A+ Labels

Effortless School Fundraising Idea

I just learned about Tyson’s Project A+ fundraising idea. You simply collect labels from participating Tyson® products from your grocer freezer’s section and give them to your school. The labels can be redeemed for cash to be spent however and wherever your school needs it. Examples include sponsoring programs and clubs or purchasing supplies and equipment.Each label is worth 24¢ (minimum 100 labels). Read more…

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Online Book Fair Fundraiser for Schools and Sports Teams

Online Book Fairs as Fundraiser

My kids and I love school book fairs! They love getting new books and insist on going early to school to reserve the books they want before they all disappear. I love that they will read these new acquisitions immediately and with great enthusiasm. It’s fun, also, to see the books they choose that I don’t even think of for them. Joke books. Non-fiction. Graphic novels. Pokémon handbooks. Read more…

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Tea Collection Clothes for Picky Boys Like Mine! Buy 3 Get 4th FREE!

Special Savings From Tea Collection!

Offer: Buy 3 select back to school separates and get the 4th free (Offer only valid with clothing that includes 3+1 symbol) Read more…

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Getting Kids Ready for Kindergarten

Getting Ready for Kindergarten or Preschool

I have some posts to help with this transition getting your child ready from pre-Kindergarten to Kindergarten. Read more…

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Why Preschool is Critical for Success as Adult!

Preschool is Where We Learn Social Skills We Need in Life

NPR has a feature on why preschool is the best job training program. Nobel prize-winning economist James Heckman found that the soft skills necessary for success in the workplace — things like “being able to pay attention and focus, being curious and open to new experiences, and being able to control your temper and not get frustrated” — were skills that were learned, not in high school or college, but during preschool! Read more…

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Win $1000 of Cherokee Clothing

Win Back to School Clothes for Kids

With back-to-school right around the corner, Cozi, the No. 1 online and mobile family calendar and organization service is teaming with Target and Cherokee USA to give one lucky family $1,000 worth of Cherokee clothing and a smart phone. Read more…