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1. Teach Parts of Speech with Mad Libs
Are you the parent or teacher of a child who struggles with word choice in speaking or writing? Wouldn't it be great for that child to learn the parts of speech while playing a fun game? Mad Libs, a perennial party favorite, is an ideal way to teach the parts of speech. Motivated to make a silly ...
2. Fun Ways to Learn Hiragana
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:38:39
Looking for fun ways to learn hiragana? You'll see how kids in Japan learn to read through games, posters, cards, apps, and more. Japanese is a notoriously difficult language to master, but learning to read hiragana, the basic syllabic script can be easy and can be fun! Each character's name is s...
3. Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:41:56
"Who Took the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?" is a great song/game for preschoolers and primary-age children that works as an icebreaker, a mini-lesson in rhythm or attentiveness, or a mildly competitive game. The lyrics are simple and fun, and it's always sure to draw smiles and giggles, maybe even...
4. Teach Basic Dictionary Skills
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:42:22
Solid dictionary skills are a great way to speed vocabulary acquisition, reading comprehension, and spelling accuracy. But dictionary drills are boring, right? I remember the drudgery of alphabetizing lists of words and toiling to look up words and write out their definitions. As a homeschool dad...
5. Teach Math with UNO
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:41:04
Everybody remembers playing UNO as a kid, but did you know that UNO can be a fun, effective way for children as young as two or three years old to learn important math skills? Read on for tips on how to teach math with UNO to children as young as two years old.
6. Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes - A Teacher's Guide
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:42:23
Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes is a fun warm-up, icebreaker or circle-time song. As the tempo increases, kids laugh and dance, ending up happy and out of breath. Kids can learn parts of the body and face, rhythm, and coordination as they enjoy the song. You probably know the lyrics and the actio...
7. How to Make a Paper Bowl
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:38:40
Here is a super easy papermaking craft that you can do right now with materials you already have. It would even work great as a last minute Easter craft. Just add some grass and chocolate eggs! The Chinese were the first to make paper over 4000 years ago. I wanted to make paper with my students t...
8. Shaving Cream Activities and Projects for Kids
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:40:49
You've probably got a can of it in your bathroom, but did you know that shaving cream is a great arts and crafts medium for preschoolers and toddlers? Children love the cool, smooth feel of shaving cream, the malleability of it and the way it disappears through the fingers.
Children can write an...
9. Bunnicula - A Teacher's Review
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:38:23
Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery, James Howe's first book for children, is about a pet rabbit who just might be a vegetarian vampire. Told from the viewpoint of the Monroe family's dog, Harold, this book is great fun for kids and contains enough wry humor to keep parents and teachers chuckling...
10. Kapla, Keva, Citiblocs: Review and Comparison
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:51:31
About four years ago, my kids got a set of Kapla planks as a Christmas gift. There is exactly one size of Kapla block, 120 mm by 24 m by 8 mm (about 4 3/4 inches long). At first, a box of 200 identical blocks looked too simple to be much fun, but after getting addicted I realized that the simplic...
11. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: Teacher's Guide
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:25:13
"One of the best Christmas books ever," says Publishers weekly about The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson. I agree. My kids love this book and I do too. It's a fantastic selection for a family or classroom read-aloud around Christmas time. Besides being clever, funny, and emotional...
12. Mr. Nobody Poem Study
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:21:23
Kids love the anonymous poem, "Mr. Nobody." Humorous and gently instructive, the poem mimics the ways that children (and adults) excuse their bad behavior. I've successfully used "Mr. Nobody" for poetry study with students from six to eleven years of age. The poem has an iambic meter that is easy...
13. Good Night, Gorilla: A Teacher's Review
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:41:56
Good Night, Gorilla is, without a doubt, the most requested readaloud at my preschool. Besides "good night," there are only ten other words in the book, but that belies the richness of the conversations and the possibilities for learning that the book provides. Every time I read this with the chi...
14. Christian Book Series for Boys
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:27:10
Many boys aren't interested in books, especially books that challenge them more than Captain Underpants and Diary of a Wimpy Kid. It doesn't help that most early childhood and elementary teachers are women, and that moms are usually more involved in their sons' education than dads are. (Don't get...
15. Wikki Stix: A Teacher's Review
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:42:05
I first heard of Wikki Stix a few years ago when I saw them listed in a teacher supply catalog. The colorful, wax-coated strands of yarn were recommended for crafts, creative play, and as math and literacy manipulatives,. Wikki Stix are inexpensive, reusable, easy to store, and they stick to just...
16. Father Abraham Song - A Teacher's Guide
Parenting & Kids - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:47:10
"Father Abraham" is a great song and dance for preschool and elementary school children. Use "Father Abraham" as a silly icebreaker that gets the blood flowing, helps youngsters with rhythm, and teaches them right and left. English language learners can even learn some body parts like arm, leg, a...
17. Stop the Common Cold with a Hair Dryer
Parenting & Kids - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:25:40
There is no known cure for the common cold but some people swear that blowing warm air into the upper respiratory passages of the nose and mouth with a hair dryer can actually stop a cold or at least lighten the symptoms. It sounded a little fishy to me, but after learning that the rhinovirus doe...
18. Make 'n' Break - Building Block Game for Toddlers through Adults
Healthy Living - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:27:30
Make 'N' Break is a simple and fun construction blocks game that builds spatial reasoning and logical skills, eye-hand coordination, gross and fine motor skills, and poise under pressure in your toddler or preschooler. And it's so fun that you'll want to take it back out after the little ones go ...
19. Easy Sukiyaki Recipe
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:52:11
Whenever I visit my in-laws in Kyoto, one thing I always enjoy is making and eating sukiyaki. Some sukiyaki ingredients may be a bit hard to find outside of Japan but substituting is fine--every place you go in Japan seems to prepare sukiyaki differently anyway. Here is a basic recipe for sukiyak...
20. Bible Verses about Love
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:46:59
Maybe you are looking for a Bible verse about love for a wedding, an anniversary, or Valentine's Day. Maybe you just want to understand what love is according to the Bible. You've come to the right place. I've cataloged a large selection of "love" Bible verses by category, and if you don't find w...
21. ESV Study Bible: Online and Offline, My Favorite Bible
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:14:31
The ESV Study Bible is an extraordinary print and online study Bible set. With 20,000 notes, 80,000 cross references, over 200 full color maps, 40 gorgeous illustrations, more than 50 articles and over 200 charts, the ESV Study Bible is an amazing Bible resource library in one volume. The online ...
22. Ancient Times Newspaper
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:51:54
Here's the news from ancient days as it may have appeared in an elementary school newspaper (if there were such a thing). TK (age ten) and RG (age 8) wrote these articles as part of their homeschool Bible and history studies.
Read about Assyrian battle technology and Nineveh's astonishing repent...
23. Your Toddler Needs an iPad
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:13:16
Could the iPad really be the perfect gift for toddlers? If the New York Times is to be believed, you can forget about the Rampway Play Set and the Munchkin Mozart Magic Cube. The toy your toddler really wants this Christmas is an iPad, or at least an iPod Touch. With more fun and educational apps...
24. Games for Fine Motor Skills
Computers & Electronics - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:20
Many children struggle with fine motor skills past the preschool/kindergarten years when practicing small motor skills is part of the curriculum. What's a parent to do with an older child who has illegible handwriting or trouble with shoelaces and eating utensils? The usual answer is pages upon p...
25. How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:41:55
"The parenting bible" is how the Boston Globe describes How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk. As I read parenting books, and even taught parenting seminars, this book was the one that came up over and over in quotations and recommendations. I wish I had read it sooner becaus...
26. Write a Great Email Cover Letter
Parenting & Kids - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:47:10
Hiring executives are flooded these days with email job applications. Unfortunately this means that we have to weed out qualified applicants early in the hiring process because of avoidable mistakes with their email cover letters. There are many excellent resources to learn how to write a great r...
27. Keith Green: Christian Music Legend
Business & Work - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:52:16
My mom hung up the phone and broke into tears. She had just heard the news of Keith Green's death. I was only ten on that summer day in 1982, but the memory is still clear. It felt almost like a death in the family. We often listened to Keith Green's music and it has permeated deep into me. Even ...
28. Baby Bibles
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:10:44
Are you a new parent, godparent, or grandparent looking for a good Baby Bible? There are so many out there, and buying a baby Bible isn't something we tend to think about every day. As the father of three children and the director of a Christian preschool, I have many opportunities to read, revie...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:23:17
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