This post has a comparison of two kinds of clay for children’s handprints. We recently made handprints with a kit that came with prepared clay not requiring mixing, as well as Crayola Model Magic white air dry modeling clay. They each worked and basically dried to a different hardness and shade of white. This is a
Pint sized perfectionists carry a painful burden and can cause parental anguish. As a teacher of gifted education with a masters degree in gifted education, I have seen the perfectionist syndrome manifested in children many times. It can be a burden to child and perhaps parent. The National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC) states: “All perfectionism
This post has a link to our free fruit and vegetable sorting cards for free eMember newsletter subscribers. It is also in the premium eMember area, on the science page.
Capillary action of plants is revealed by food coloring experiment by placing flowers and celery in water with food coloring. We had some success and a failure. Plants use capillary action to bring water up the roots and stems to the rest of the plant. Be sure to scroll down for free student observation PDF to
This post is about how to grow garlic to spice bread at home. Have you notice garlic scapes on any menus? Garlic scapes are the leaves that grow from a garlic bulb. Have you ever tried this? Do you happen to have some garlic in the pantry? It will grow and impress your children as
This post is an I Know How to Bonjour book review and free PDF of French/English 3-part cards. I Know How to Bonjour is by Susanne Aspley, and is illustrated by Lucas Richards. It was translated by Laurence Gallarato. This book looks at learning French from the perspective of a child who
This post has a free printable with pages that accompany the book I Am New Here by Anne Sibley O’Brien. They could be used without the book but having the book on hand would be nicer, of course. The book is about three English as a Second Language (ESL) children adjusting
This post has information about the Twitter party with Giveaways for MCBD 1-27-2017. The giveaways are books, of course, as MCBD means Multicultural Children’s Book Day. It will be at 9PM EST on that evening. Join us! Hashtags to follow are #readyourworld and #ReadYourWorld. It is a vibrant, fun and fast-paced hour of amazing conversations