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Year of Family Activities. Cheesy Broccoli Bites. With over 100% of the recommended amount of vitamin K and vitamin C per cup, broccoli is a super food!

Cheesy Broccoli Bites

As a bonus, broccoli is also a great source of folate, fiber (1 gram for every 10 calories!) , and even protein. If your kids aren’t keen on broccoli yet, making these little broccoli bites might be just the dish that turns them! Pin It Our process wasn’t any more complicated than making pancakes. Help_ad_int_lship_application_instructions.mht. Some iPad Management Tips, Part 2!

We have FINALLY gotten cases for our iPad 2s!

Some iPad Management Tips, Part 2!

Hooray! In honor of these new accessories, I wanted to share some quick iPad management tips with everyone: 1 - Color code your iPad cases for easy 1:1 access We have 5 students at each table and have assigned each seat a color. Each table has five differently colored iPads, and so when a student in seat "red" reaches for an iPad he or she doesn't need to rummage through the bin; they can easily see the red case and get "their" device. 2- Create desktop backgrounds to show numeration The cases cover the backs - where we originally had numerated stickers showing which iPad was which.

FLYING Egg Carton Helicopter! - How Wee Learn. We store up our cardboard egg cartons during the winter to use in the spring for starting our seeds for our garden.

FLYING Egg Carton Helicopter! - How Wee Learn

However, this year we were given some little peat pots from a friend. Therefore, we have quite a few extra egg cartons lying around. Disrespectful Step Children and Teens - What To Do When Your Step-Kids Disrespect You. This is part 2 of a two-part series by James Lehman, MSW on Blended Families.

Disrespectful Step Children and Teens - What To Do When Your Step-Kids Disrespect You

In this article, James discusses the importance of respectful behavior in a blended family, and how parents can achieve this from all the children in the family. Over the years, many parents in blended families have come to me to talk about the subject of disrespect. In some cases, their stepkids didn’t respect them, and in others, their biological child did not respect their new spouse. How To Keep Baby Occupied All Day. Baby Play Ideas and Activities: 6-18 Months. Why not try: I hope you have been inspired with some new ways to play with your baby!

Baby Play Ideas and Activities: 6-18 Months

*Please remember to NEVER leave a baby unattended with any of these play items and to supervise them carefully during play. Common sense always needs to be applied! * Counting and Subitising. We often recognise the number associated with a particular pattern straight away, even before we have had time to count the items.

Counting and Subitising

15 {Fun} Activities for Babies. 15 {Fun} Activities for Babies. At. No sitter?


No money? No problem! We have come up with some SUPER creative ideas for you to try out once those cute kiddos are in bed!! Browse these fun and unique dates that you can do right in the comfort of your own home! Articles July 8, 2014 Free Printable Date Night Stickers. Morganmfl : Challenge capsules for early ... Veggie Packed Pizza Rolls. Savory, cheesy warm pizza rolls.

Veggie Packed Pizza Rolls

But these rolls don't stop there! They are packed, literally with veggies. For those of you with kids who have a hard time with all of the textures and flavors of veggies, these pizza rolls are the perfect way to provide a variety of veggie flavors without overwhelming them. Starting to Read: It's Playtime Fun with Phonics. One of our kids learned to read fairly easily, and our other child has struggled.

Starting to Read: It's Playtime Fun with Phonics

I was so thankful to find these activities linked up in our weekly It’s Playtime, our Kids Meme that runs every Wednesday afternoon. They have been a huge help with making Phonics fun for kids! Learn How to Write with our FREE Woodland Creature Line and Letter Tracing Packet! Word family flip chart – use 3×5 cards, cut them to separate letters or word enings and help your child flip to create new words. Wand for E – “E” can transform “mad” into “made”. Flip over E wheel – make a word wheel and as you turn the wheel new words are formed. The Blog: Inference Bags!

Today I did a neat activity with my students.

The Blog: Inference Bags!

I called it the "Inference Bag" activity. I thought this was a neat activity that would allow my students ownership. Step One: I handed out paper sandwich bags to each of my students Step Two: I handed out a name tag and glued it on their bag Step Three: I let the students place anything that would fit in their bag. Step Four: Staple the bags closed. Flower number games. These flower number games are inspired by spring. You can adapt them for different aged children, and use them for both math games and letter activities.

Here’s how to play. Calmsound - Nature Sounds Like This! Outdoor Number Line Activity. It’s spring and it’s time to get outside and learn! This sidewalk chalk number line activity is great because it uses almost no materials and you can use it however your child needs to. My son used the line as a place to show his answers but didn’t use it as a manipulative itself, and my daughter used it to count by 5 with help. Your child may like the line as a guide to figure out the equations or as a way to show their answers to mental math like my son. Use it for whatever math goal you are working on. Gather your materials. Start by drawing a number line on the ground. I wrote out equations that my son has been working on doing mentally. It’s fun and active and even if you are working on drills you can add an active element.

Call out the equation and have them place a pebble on the answer. Keep going. This was a big hit with my son and I went through all the equations and added more on the fly. Painting with the rain. By Cathy James on June 29th, 2014 This kids art idea is a perfect rainy day activity – we’re painting with the rain! Kids art :: painting with the rain Have you ever tried this combination? We’re using paint and rain drops to make art today. It’s very easy to do and produces unique effects every time. Letter of the Week Crafts. Inspire. love. learn.: iPad Mgmt. I'm not completely finished yet, but here's a sneak peak of what I've got going on. I've got all of the charging cords wired through the back of my Sterlite cart. I *taped* two power strips on the side of the back of the cart so the cords wouldn't be stretched when the drawers were pulled out.

Each child has their own pair of 'ear buds.' I'm keeping them stored in a bead box, and each set is stored corresponding to the students' classroom numbers. Each pair of 'ear buds' also has a small piece of tape on it with its number in case they get misplaced in the room. 10 Ways to Teach Your Kids to Write Their Name. 30+ {Busy} 1 Year Old Activities. Mud Painting with Kids. 20 Homemade Paint Ideas - The ULTIMATE Round Up. We just LOVE homemade recipes when it comes to arts & craft here at Paging Fun Mums! DIY Paint is one of our ULTIMATE favourites! There are so many different ways to create different colours, textures and FUN! We thought we would do a ’round up’ of our favourites for you!

We hope you enjoy getting your ‘paint on’! Homemade Face Paint DIY Bath Paint Truck Painting Track. 80 of the BEST Activities for 2 Year Olds. Solar Oven. Yarn drawings in preschool. Towards the middle to end of our school year, I like to introduce different kinds of drawing and easel paint starters. I wait until later in the school year so that the children spend the first part of their school year exploring the drawing and painting process without too much prompting from me. This is one example of a simple yarn drawing prompt the children explored… The most important part, in my mind, of using a drawing prompt is to first have a reason behind the prompt. Alphabet Tunnel Play & Learning Resources Giveaway. This post is sponsored by Learning Resources. This week for our Move & Learn series I was inspired by my little toddler who loves driving cars under chairs and tables. 5 Fab Free Audio Books for Kids.

My kids love listening to audio books. We listen in the car, on ipods while waiting at appointments, and while they fall asleep at night. We have a small selection of audio books on CD and have borrowed CDs from the library, but there is an amazing selection of spoken stories online, many of them free to download. Here are five of our favourite, free, audio books for kids… 40+ Activities for 2 Year Olds. Deepspacesparkle. 50+ Ways for Babies to Play. Peg-A-Number Fact Game. E is for Explore!: Capacity Relay Race.