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Spring S.C.A.M.P.E.R.

Ms. Trayers (@jtrayers) at Not Just Child’s Play and I are always on the same wavelength!  I tried a new S.C.A.M.P.E.R.  activity for spring this week, and she posted about an Easter one that she did with her students.   274 more words


Birch Bark Crafting at ASI: Make something pretty out of tree parts!

Crafting with the kids can be fun. Except when you realize the sad eventual destiny of said craft: the recycling bin.

But when you’re working with material as lovely as birch bark, the craft could very well be something worth keeping. 151 more words

Twin Cities

Public Health Week at THA

This week is national Public health week &  Mrs.Mills’ Art classes participated in this activity.

The students wrote health and prevention tips in colorful chalk on school sidewalks.  108 more words


Using Origami to Foster a Growth Mindset

Have you ever tried to teach origami to a large group of first graders?  It can be a challenge, to say the least.

Every year, when my 1st graders study Japan, I attempt an origami project.   715 more words


starting my home school journey

K-5 Curriculum

Subjects I intend to cover at a Kindergarten level:

  1. Bible/Prayer: Bible stories and getting to know who Jesus is. Prayer Cards and praying at bedtime/lunch time…
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world.


The Toy Story

A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy’s room.