Makin a 50's style circle poodle skirt is a fun DIY project in making your own pattern. It is also a good math lesson in understanding the basic mathmatics of drawing circles.
Princess Merida will continue to be one of the most popular Halloween costumes. Since her debut in 2012 she has proven to be popular for girls, tweens, teens and grown women. Fortunately there is time before Halloween...
Snow days mean different things to different people. For kids, snow days are a day off from school. For those with children or grandchildren, it means finding ways to keep the kids entertained which can be challenging...
Face masks are a large part of the holiday celebrations for Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead celebrated in late October. See how to modify or make your own skull mask to wear for this holiday.
MyPlate coloring pages and resources make learning the new food guide more fun for students and teaching much easier for teachers. Download, printout and use these myplate coloring pages with kids.
Foods served at the first Thanksgiving were very different and much healthier than what we typically have today. The foods served included squash, dried fruit, nuts, berries and fresh fish or game.
The Five Kernels of Corn is about counting your blessings. It is a wonderful Thanksgiving tradition. Read the story then invite family and friends to share why each person is grateful at Thanksgiving.
On June 10, 2009 the World Health Organization finally raised the level of concern about the H1N1 Flu to a level 6. H1N1 Flu has become the first 21st century flu pandemic. WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan was...
Since 1973 these Angels of Arlington Cemetry ensure that no soldier is ever buried alone. These former or current military spouses pay tribute to fallen veterans and help families cope with the grief.
Avatars have become popular in Education as a Web 2.0 tool to use in the online classroom. Teachers can add a speaking avatar or a Voki to websites and blogs. Students are using Vokis in many ways.
The Zaky (or Zakeez) is an ergodynamic positioning pillow. This unique pillow was designed by a former NICU parent, Dr. Yamile Jackson, after her own NICU experiences with her son Zachary. One of the most difficult...
Caregivers can experience physiological and psychological changes as a result of long-term care giving duties. Recognizing these symptoms can be helpful in taking care of the care giver.
Coping with a major life loss can be a major challenge, especially finding healthy ways to grieve the loss without getting lost in the process. Sometimes all you can do is take it moment by moment.