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Why Do You Weigh Less in the Water?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Helping a Child Understand Buoyancy While playing with my 6 year-old daughter in the swimming pool one day, she asked the question “Mom, why can I lift you up in […]

Fun Picture Riddles Help with Letter Recognition

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff Magazine | Woops! That page doesn’t exist… The page that you requested is no longer here or did not exist.   You will be returned to main site […]

Helping Your Child Look Forward to School

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

“I hate school!” No parent wants to hear their third grade daughter yell out these words on a regular basis. Your first grader conveniently forgets to bring home his homework […]

Graduation Caps

February 12th, 2013 posted by Terri Bose

This cute little graduation cap is a fabulous idea for preschool or Kindergarten graduations! Easy to put together and children are proud to wear them and move on in style. […]

Ready, Set, Go! From Preschool to Kindergarten

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

by Robert E. Freeman The transition from “little school” to “big school” is not so tough for kids but for moms and dads it can be harrowing. Here’s some advice […]

How to Help Your Child be Successful in Kindergarten

February 12th, 2013 posted by Tina O'Block

Your child’s first year of school should be a fun and exciting time. Children who are comfortable with and prepared for this first school experience are more likely to have […]

10 Partnering Tips for a Strong School Community

February 12th, 2013 posted by National PTA

Principals and Parents Working Together The main reason people join PTA is to gain access to the organized, high quality parent involvement opportunities that will help their children achieve in […]

Lucky Shamrock

February 12th, 2013 posted by Ann DeLong

This craft is super simple and will help build your child’s developing motor skills by using scissors. Perfect for preschool and Kindergarten students. You will need: Pencil Scissors Glue Light […]

Coloring Snow – Fun Winter Learning

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

All photos Copyright 2001, Who needs a rainy day when you have a snowy day! Create you own winter wonderland with colorful buckets of snow. This is an easy […]

Obvious Letters

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Recently, I had the pleasure of perusing this marvelously obvious way to help children learn about the letters of the alphabet. In this book, you won’t find the everyday picture […]

Day Trips – A Visit to the Zoo

February 12th, 2013 posted by Nancy Price

Almost all children enjoy a trip to the zoo. You can use zoos to encourage your child’s interest in the natural world and to introduce children to the many fascinating […]

Preparing Your Child For Kindergarten

February 12th, 2013 posted by Iliana Sanchez

As a parent, you are your child’s most important teacher. It is vital that you spend quality time with your child each day. Following is a list of suggested activities […]

Encouraging Your Child’s Language : A Foundation for Literacy

February 12th, 2013 posted by Robert E. Freeman, Ed.S

by Robert E Freeman,Ed.S ©, Copyright 1999 My daughter, Alexandra, has been reading since she was around two years old. A genius you might say, but not any different than […]

Family Book Clubs: Creating Good Reading Habits with Our Kids

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jan Finlayson

The economic downturn has us staying at home more often, creating a great opportunity to get reacquainted with reading. With our busy lifestyles, it may seem hard to find the […]

How Busy Parents Can Stay Involved

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

There are ways that busy parents can stay involved in their children’s educational growth. Whether you work outside of the home, run a home office, or take care of other […]

Is Your Child’s Homework Worth Doing?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Chick Moorman and Thomas Haller

by Chick Moorman and Thomas Haller The drive to assign more and more homework to children at younger ages is in full force in some schools. The homework binge threatens […]

Lost Boys: Helping Males Succeed in School

February 12th, 2013 posted by Bradley Hospital

According to recent headlines, boys are falling behind in school across the nation. Not only are high school boys slipping in standardized writing test scores, younger boys are more likely […]

Proper Nutrition Can Make Your Child a Top Student

February 12th, 2013 posted by Gobala Krishnan

by Gobala Krishnan It is important that your child gets his or her nutrition early on, preferably form Grade 1. This is the most important time for brain development, as […]

Reading To Our Children

February 12th, 2013 posted by Our Example

As parents, we are bombarded with advice on educating our children; homeschool, public school, private school, or tutoring. It’s an endless debate that we all participate in at some point. […]

The Giraffe – Taller Than a House?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Kids ask the darndest questions. Ones that make you scratch your head and wonder why you don’t have the answers. My 6 year-old daughter asked me “Are giraffes taller than […]

The Importance of Home Visits: A Teacher’s Point of View

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mary Louise Murguia-De La Rosa

by Mary Louise Murguia-De La Rosa Home visit-those two words used to strike fear in my heart until I got to see, first hand, the power that they hold. I’d […]

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Orange Carrot Less-Drip Ice Pops

Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]