Family

Family Tales and a Simple Graphic Organizer

Remember When? Family Tales and a Simple Graphic Organizer Get kids involved by having them write a favorite family story they can share with others this holiday season. Here’s a way to use the holiday tradition of storytelling to get your students writing and give them an opportunity to connect with family members, near and […]

10 Educational and Fun Holiday iOS Apps

With the holiday season upon us, you might be looking for a few apps that can engage your children in some silly holiday fun. Sometimes though, you don’t want screen time to be just entertainment; you want your kids to be learning something, as well. Check out these 10 apps, found by our Simple Solutions […]

4 Things Your Child Can Learn from Baking

The holidays are approaching! For many of us, the holidays are about spending time with family and friends, and making tasty treats with these loved ones is often a tradition. This year, why not accomplish your bonding, baking, and even a little education all at the same time by inviting your child to help you […]

The Holiday Season is Upon Us!

We are only a few days away from winter vacation here at Simple Solutions.  The halls are decked and the music is playing. We hope that you enjoy the time with your families during this festive time of year. To celebrate the Holidays with your classroom, check out our December Recycling Blog! A school wide initiative […]

We Need a Little Christmas!

  This is the fifth year Simple Solutions has adopted a family for the holidays.  We had such a fun time shopping and wrapping for a family of 3 young girls and a little boy.  We discovered that zebra stripes are cool, and if you aren’t listening to One Direction or Justin Beiber, well, you do not […]

12 Days of Christmas Math

Have you ever wondered HOW many gifts your true love would give you if they followed the directions in the song “Twelve Days of Christmas”?  This is a problem that I have all of my students solve the class before Winter Break each year.  The only direction I give is to ask the students HOW […]

December Recycling

  December is the time of year when many catalogs are published and mailed to your house.  This year your “Green Team” will be able to get those magazines out of the landfills and to a recycling center where they can be made into new paper products. During one week in December, encourage everyone to […]