Tonsillectomy is a very common out patient procedure done to remove tonsils. Learn how to ease the pain after surgery for your child or loved one.
Step by step guide to making a Hello Kitty costume for girls. Pictures are included!
These unique Christmas songs and rhymes are sure to be a hit with your preschooler or early elementary aged child!
Looking for some cute preschool songs to share with your young children? Here are some songs that are sure to delight them and help them to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.
Looking for a great way to reuse those cereal boxes. Here are some fun crafts for kids (and adults too) that will help save the earth and create a fun afternoon as well.
Is probability stumping your students? Literature is a great way for you to help guide your students' thinking around chance events. Here is a list of books along with some activities that are sure to help strengthen...
Whether you are hosting a pirate party or are looking for a way to entertain your children, these pirate crafts are sure to be a hit! From pirate hats to pirate flags, the step by step pictures and directions will make...
What is an idiom? Idioms are a great way to add life and excitement to your writing. Included are examples of idioms and some activity ideas for students.
Have you ever had monkey bread? This recipe is very similar to it only it is much healthier! Still using the same concept, this bread uses cheese and vegetables. It is another great way to encourage your children to...
Many people want to look stylish at the pool or beach but in these tough economic times, there isn't always money to spend on a great looking beach bag. Here is an easy, no sewing involved, way to personalize a canvas...
Looking for a fun party idea for those tweens? Throw a movie night celebration! This is great for both boys and girls and is sure to leave your guests with great memories of a fantastic party!
Cooking with your kids can be great fun and a wonderful bonding experience. Bringing children's stories that involve cooking are a great way to help build both reading skills and learn new recipes!
Looking for a fun and educational mini trips for you and your kids? A factory tour is great option. These tours in Michigan are kid friendly and free or low cost. They are perfect for field trips as well.
Looking for a fun way to encourage creativity and celebrate a birthday? Why not host a party to celebrate the talents of your young artists. From invitations, to the cake to activities and gift bags, this is a...
Learning to make friends is an important social skill that will become an important life long skill. Teaching young children to make friends can be fun when you add music and singing to the lesson. Here are some great...
Looking for a great way to celebrate the Summer Olympics with your kids? How about hosting your own Summer Olympics party? Included are invitation ideas, food, games, and awards for your party.
Learning doesn't have to be boring. By making your own playdough, kids can learn math, vocabulary, incorporate their five senses and build cooperation skills. Included are recipes and a video.
Cooking for Easter can be fun and tasty. Getting your kids involved in cooking your Easter meal will make your holiday even more special. Here are some fun and easy recipes that you will enjoy making with your...
Planning a birthday party for your daughter could be overwhelming but don't let it be. Throwing a Tinkerbell birthday party is easy and fun. I have all that you need to make your do it yourself party a success. From...
Teaching fractions doesn't have to be hard. Using children's picture books about fraction is a great way to launch a unit about fractions, build on an idea or use it as a culmination to a lesson. Here is a list of...
A guide to visiting Hershey's Chocolate World in Hershey, PA. Guide includes activities, hours, prices, directions, and video.
Here is a list of picture books to help your children or students learn multiplication and division. There are even starter activities included!
Want a fun and easy way to teach children the scientific process? Use these mini display boards to teach children this important process early.
Looking for a creative writing activity for your students? Here is a perfect one for the winter season complete with a rubric.
This step by step guide with photos will allow you to make an easy, yet impressive Tinker Bell cake. This cake is perfect for novices.
Empty water bottles? Bored kids? Here is an easy and fun craft to keep the bottles out of landfills and your kids out of your hair!
Hosting a party? Attending a party and need to bring a dish to share? Looking for food to serve at a Super Bowl Party? Here are three easy dips using cream cheese that are quick and will get rave reviews.
Setting goals is a great skill for kids to learn. Here are some ideas to help children see the value improving their life through goal setting.
The Museum of Ojibwa Culture is located in St. Ignace in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. It is a rich collection of art and information about the Ojibwa people and the French fur traders as well as the Huron and Odawa...
For all of the mothers in the world who are raising boys, this poem is for you. Remember that as you raise your boys, they will become the man that you help him to be.
If you are looking to help inspire your young writer, how about having them create a writer's notebook? By creating a writer's notebook for kids, children will have a personalized notebook that is sure to inspire great...
If you are looking for a gift to keep your child entertained for hours, why not try a science kit? There are many types for all age groups.
Family traditions during the holidays are a great way to spend the holiday season. Here is my family's tradition of the Christmas orange.
The Crayola Factory in Easton, Pennsylvania is a fantastic place to take children. There are wonderful projects that the children can make along with learning about the history of Crayola Crayons.
If you are planning a trip to Sesame Place in Pennsylvania, you will want to get the most of your time and money. Here are some things to think about as you embark on your adventure.
Michigan has hundreds of miles of coastlines. Its Great Lakes are a natural beauty and attraction in the state. Come and explore the beauty of the coastlines and all that it has to offer.
If you are looking for some different water fun this summer, try some of these ideas. Creek wadding and fun in the pond can be great ways to spend some summer days.
The beauty industry is a very influential part of our young girls' lives. How does this impact their self-esteem and self-worth and how can we help?
If your students are having difficulty understanding place value, these books are sure to help. Along with titles of books that address place value are some ideas on how to use them in your classroom.
What are some of the best educational games for kids online? Provided is a list of learning websites in math, reading, science and social studies for your learner. They are not only educational but fun!
Once Upon A Cool Motorcycle Dude is a great twist on a typical princess story. With many twists and turns, the princess is empowered and becomes the savior.
The Sandwich Swap by Kelly DiPucchio is a fantastic tale that promotes diversity and understanding among children. It is a great story to use in the classroom and also includes some extension activities.
If you are looking for some great ways to create playdates for your children, why not try a potluck playdate. The ideas for entertaining are endless and easy on your budget.
The math workshop model is an interactive method for teaching mathematics. The structure, ideas to get started, and how math workshop impacts students are included.
Teaching elementary students poetry can be fun and rewarding. If you are trying to decide what types of poetry to teach and how to assess them, here are some ideas. There is even a rubric included.
From math to science to learning to read, many animated tv shows enhance a child's learning. Here is a list of fantastic shows that will keep your child learning the entire time.
My Big Fat Romanian Wedding: Tips on Successfully Blending Cultures and Family Traditions at Weddings
If you are planning a multi-cultural wedding, things can get very tricky. Use these tips to make the most memorable wedding experience for all people involved.
Teaching tolerance and respect for others is a difficult job these days, especially with the increased rates of bullying. Using books is a great way to help children understand and respect others' differences. This...
Making a decision about a swing set for your family can be a challenging task. One of the first questions that families think about is whether to make choose a plastic or wooden set. Here are some pros and cons to...
If you are looking for a great animal project for your students, look no further. This project is complete with a rubric!
Having a baby? Know someone who is? Most people think of bringing gifts to the new baby or Mom, but what about Dad? Here are some great gift ideas for the new or expecting father.
March is reading month! If you are looking for some great activities to celebrate reading month in your classroom or at home, look no further. Here are some great ways to read in March!
If you are looking for a great project for your students to create for Black History Month, look no further. This project is complete with ideas and a rubric for grading.
Have You Filled a Bucket is a beautiful story about how to live your life in a positive manner and treat others with kindness and respect. Here are some ways to help to make the world a little nicer.