list of free summer reading programs for kids

free reading programs for kids

Ah summer…I’m already daydreaming about it. But, as any teacher will tell you–students do lose traction and knowledge from the time off during the summer and it takes several weeks in the fall to get back into the groove. Every parent should encourage their child to be a reader. Sure, for some kids, reading is […]

Print Friendly

inexpensive teacher gift ideas~for Teacher Appreciation Day or end of year

8 Cheap Teacher Appreciation Gifts

National Teacher Day is May 6 and that is just right around the corner. National Teacher Appreciation week for 2014 is May 4-10. It’s also getting near the end of the school year-time to think about giving your child’s teachers a special end of year gift. If your budget is tight and/or your child has […]

Print Friendly

this week’s best educational freebies: apps, worksheets, theme units and more~Easter weekend!


I’m excited to be bringing you this new weekly roundup. Every week, we will be posting a round up of freebies for you, related to education. It may be printables, apps, theme units, and so much more. Use it if you homeschool, to keep your kids active during down times or when they complain of […]

Print Friendly

Sesame Street launches “See the amazing in all children” iniative

new york city

This is a really fun and exciting project from the folks over at Sesame Workshop. On World Autism Day, last week, they announced that they are starting a new initiative called “See the amazing in all children” and will focus on children who have autism. If you’ve been watching Sesame Street since the 1970s like […]

Print Friendly

{review and giveaway} No Greatness Without Goodness

Click to see on Amazon.

I don’t even know where to begin with this review and giveaway…I am just that excited to share this with you. Several weeks ago, I got an email like so many others that I get…. “Would you be interested in doing a review and giveaway of this book?” I took a few clicks around, saw […]

Print Friendly

Autism Awareness Month~get to know Autism Now!


In honor of Autism Awareness Month, and to recognize that many families dislike certain, large autism organizations…I’d like to introduce you to Autism Now. If you are looking for a great autism organization or movement to support, check out Autism Now.   April is Autism Awareness Month        April is national Autism Awareness Month […]

Print Friendly