Mother’s Day Cards and Crafts for Kids to Make

Looking for some simple and adorable Mother’s Day crafts to make in a classroom or to make with your child? We’ve got you covered!   With Mother’s Day right around the corner, there’s a chance that you are searching for a simple craft or card for your students to make for their moms, stepmothers, and […]

5 Winter Songs Appropriate for Just About Any Classroom

The holiday season is quickly approaching! If you have turned on the radio or strolled through the mall lately, you’ve probably noticed that the airwaves are full of songs about snow, holly, and pine trees. But, for many teachers, finding music appropriate for singing at school can be a challenge. Songs that hint at a […]

Using the slow cooker to help with Thanksgiving dinner

Let’s face it… using a slow cooker to make meals just makes life easier! Think about the best way to let it help you with preparing one of your biggest feasts of the year—Thanksgiving dinner! Yes, you can make the turkey this way! First, it will depend on your slow cooker’s size and the size […]

New Year New Me

New Year, New Me!

As 2017 begins, students should start thinking about what the New Year will bring. Resolutions give us a chance to be daring and try new things, and this week’s free download can help with that.  Students can use the graphic organizer to brainstorm ideas for new games, new books, new activities and new foods to […]

Flag Day!

Flag Day is on June 14th.  It is a day for us to be reminded of how important this symbol of our country is.  Here are some fun and free ways for you to Experience, Enrich and Extend what you already know about the American Flag. Use the web pages to read about the history […]

Simple Solutions Wants to Know: How Big Is Our Earth?

How Big is our Earth?   We know planet Earth is big.  But how big is our Earth?  At the equator, the Earth’s circumference is 24,901 miles.  That is 131,477,280 feet or 1,577,727,360 inches around!  Use this information to help you solve the Simple Solutions Earth Day activity.  Find out how big our Earth is […]

Pi Day Celebrations!!

Imagine my surprise when I walked into a local middle school to watch my son’s music concert and saw this beautiful sight!  What else would a math teacher do but to stop and take a picture?  Of course, my children were horrified.  My sweet daughter tried to get in the picture, but I found myself […]

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 […]

Simple Solutions Thanks our Veterans

“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” ~ Cynthia Ozick Thank you to all of the veterans who have served our country, and thank you to all those who are currently serving. We are SO grateful! For great ideas and information on how to support our veterans, check out […]