Finding Great Educational Toys This Holiday Season

Starting the holiday shopping season can sometimes seem like a dreaded task, especially when you’re trying to find games and toys that are educational. You’re plagued by questions like, “Will my kid like what I buy? Is it a waste of money? Will he quickly outgrow it?” and so on. We looked at what’s on […]

A Flurry of Math

Snow is starting to fall in Northeast Ohio, and to celebrate we’ve created a “Flurry of Math” to keep your students’ math skills sharp.  The worksheet for each grade is coded with the Common Core State Standard that it reinforces.     If you’re looking for more ideas to address the CCSS in Math, be […]

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 […]