Less Screen Time . . . More Sunshine

Summer is the perfect time to turn off the
screens and get outside in the fresh air! This week’s blog offers many resources and downloads to help you start the summer routine off right by encouraging more time for play and learning and less time on devices.

Fidget Spinners

Fidget Spinners and Math Practice

Spinning into Math Facts! Fidget Spinners- the new fad that had both teachers going dizzy over the classroom annoyance.   The principal at the local STEM school posted his frustration about them on his personal Social Media page: “Word of warning to parents buying spinners for ‘concentration’, the spinner’s days are NUMBERED. I hope they run […]

One of Our Parents Shares

Start of Summer!  It’s here: the FIRST DAY of summer vacation!  Tomorrow is the day all my good intentions go into practice.  I will begin exercising before the kids wake up.  I will drink water instead of diet pop.  My son, the future fifth grader, and my daughter, the soon-to-be third grader, will begin their […]