Teaching Kids Empathy to Understand Other’s Emotions

    Emphasis On Empathy The words, “I know how you feel” spoken by an empathetic friend help anyone feel better. However, the concept of understanding another’s emotions does not come naturally to everyone. Preschoolers, especially, tend to be concerned … Continue reading “Teaching Kids Empathy to Understand Other’s Emotions”

The Life of Jack Kerouac: American Author & Poet "King of the Beats"

“My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.” Jack Kerouac was one of the most famous contributors and chroniclers of the Beat Generation. He is credited with creating the … Continue reading “The Life of Jack Kerouac: American Author & Poet "King of the Beats"”

Get Kids Ready to Write With These Preschool Writing Activities

Choosing the Write Activities You already know that your preschoolers love to put their crayons to paper and create a number of masterpieces, but you also know that this is a far cry from getting them ready to create uniformly … Continue reading “Get Kids Ready to Write With These Preschool Writing Activities”

Summer Activity for Elementary Students: Scavenger Hunt Ideas and Download

A scavenger hunt is a game in which individuals or groups compete to see who can find the most designated items. There is very little preparation and the prize for the winner can be as simple as a pat on … Continue reading “Summer Activity for Elementary Students: Scavenger Hunt Ideas and Download”

Activities to Teach "Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days" to your Elementary Class

A Quick Book Summary When Milo Crinkley gets hit on the head by a book in the library, he thinks it may just be fate. Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days could be just the book he needs. … Continue reading “Activities to Teach "Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days" to your Elementary Class”

Fish Bulletin Board Ideas: An Fun Way to Welcome Students Back to School

Bulletin Board Channel your students’ enthusiasm the first day of school with these activities and bulletin board ideas for back to school fun! Materials Needed Blue chart paper Clear cellophane Various colors of construction paper Black Sharpie marker The following … Continue reading “Fish Bulletin Board Ideas: An Fun Way to Welcome Students Back to School”