Tag Archives: ages 3-12

Is the back-to-school glow gone? Bring the shine back

For most of us school has been back in session for several weeks. The luster of the new clothes, backpacks, and classmates has begun to wear off. So what can you do to re-engage students and get them excited to … Continue reading

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Teaching children the power of hello

Everyone is heading back to school and child care which means it is time to meet new people and make new friends. For some children, that can be a scary idea and even if you aren’t shy there are times … Continue reading

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How to make back-to-school anxiety free for children

It doesn’t seem like it should be that time of year again, but it is nearly back-to-school time. It is time for children to change classrooms, go to school for the first time, or graduate up to the next room … Continue reading

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Literacy with limericks: rhyming fun for everyone

May 12th was Limerick day. If you don’t know what a limerick is, let us enlighten you. A humorous poem only five lines long. Lines one and two rhyme with the fifth line. The third and fourth lines rhyme. Rhyme … Continue reading

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What’s inside that veggie?: A discovery activity for children

As spring finally arrives and we see green begin to sprout, our minds turn to flowers, gardens, and time outdoors. Since March is also National Nutrition Month it is a great time to combine learning about gardening and fresh fruits … Continue reading

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The Redleaf Press Author Spotlight: Cooking Is Cool

What do you get when you mix children and cooking? With Cooking Is Cool: Heat-Free Recipes for Kids to Cook, out this month, delicious learning experiences are always served! And, because these recipes are heat-free, everything in the book can be … Continue reading

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