My 4th grade daughter, PickyKidPix, came home furious a few weeks ago. She said that she was the only person in her grade that got poetry for her MCAS standardized open response standardized test. Worse, I had kept her home sick during the one day they practiced poetry open response essays at school. Novels In…
Picture Book Poetry Collection Celebrating Spring. Amy VanDerwater’s debut poetry picture book Forest Has a Song is perfect for National Poetry Month.
2nd Grade Mexico unit culminates in a Mexico party featuring six crafts for kids.
I was complaining on Twitter with Stacey Loscalzo about the lack of decent programming for tweens when we decided to collect the handful of TV shows that are both mom and tween approved. It’s sad that there are so few given the quality and plethora of shows for toddlers and preschoolers. It was tween Disney shows…
Exercise, learning, brain development and video gaming … what is the connection for kids and what should you do?
Soccer charity that solves the problem of soccer balls that can’t stand up to harsh conditions? One World Futbol solves that problem.
A trip to the Museum of Fine Arts helped bring two books alive for 10-year-old Julian who read From the Mixed Up Files and the Kane Chronicles.
Flying trapeze book club for kids using The Girl Who Could Fly and an outing to the Trapeze School of New York! Book club for my 5th grader.