That’s Funny!

Tim Conway, the legendary comedian, passed away last week. When I found out, I spent some time watching some of his best outtakes from The Carol Burnett Show. They’re hilarious! If you’ve never watched them, you really should. Laughter is the best medicine. It relaxes the body and relieves stress. So when we can combine laughter…

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Go Wild with Kindness!

Sometimes sunny weather can derail the positive behaviors your students have been practicing all year long. If you’re in need of a kindness recap, consider going wild! Several wild animals species are known to exhibit kind and compassionate behaviors. Scientists have witnessed displays of caring behavior in dolphins, elephants, chimpanzees, orangutans, chickens, and mice! Dolphins…

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Ants!

While browsing The Mailbox® website, I came across this adorable lift-the-flap ant booklet titled, “Where Are the Ants?” And I thought to myself, “They’re in my kitchen, that’s where they are.” Now that the weather is warm, all of the wiggly critters are out and about. And, of course, that means a few of them…

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Heart-Pumping Countdown

Star-gazing squats, terrestrial toe touches, and cosmic kicks are all part of this ten day brain-break countdown. Now don’t worry, you don’t need the colorful bulletin board. Simply draw ten stars on your board and number them from 10 to 1. You can also use this countdown as a lead up to any special event:…

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Healthy Habits

This past week, as I described it to my friends, was Kim Maintenance Week. Some fluke had me going to the dentist for a permanent crown, the eye doctor for new glasses, and the hairdresser for a cut and color all within the same week. Now I feel all shiny and put together. But all…

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25 Reasons to Appreciate Teachers AND a First Friday Giveaway!

Who would like to win a $25 dollar gift card to the business of your choice? That’s what we’re giving away this month in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week. And to express our appreciation for every teacher, I’m also including a list of 25 reasons why teachers are extraordinary human beings! To enter for a…

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