One thing we found fascinating when first arriving in Florida from the mid-west (beside the wonderful weather) are holiday activities. The area where we live hosts several holiday parades where schools, community organizations, and businesses participate. The theme of the parade this year is: Bright Lights, Holiday Delights We’re members of Adventure Maidens, a group
If you build it they will come….. We wanted to create an interactive creative play area to engage student learning and dramatic play. With a package of felt squares from Oriental Trading, we set out to create a Gingerbread House to go along with our study of gingerbread related books. Folding a piece
Once upon a time… We decided that making gingerbread houses was something we wanted to tackle. Locating recipes to make the gingerbread and the royal icing before the Internet required a different type of research, but we finally compiled everything necessary to embark on our first gingerbread house with the exception of one elusive ingredient.
As a Media Specialist, there is NEVER enough money in the budget to provide enough holiday specific books for the entire school. I had to get creative and controlling in an effort to ensure that every student (and teacher) had the opportunity to find books for any upcoming holiday. Students were scheduled to attend activity
Earth Day began in the 1970’s when the United States was plowing through an energy crisis. I remember when the price of gas was thought to be astronomical back then. We would have had heart attacks if a peek into the future only hinted at the prices we are paying today. The movement highlighted the