It’s Cool to Be Kind

Has being kind to others become unfashionable, unhip, or uncool? Sometimes it feels that way, doesn’t it? It’s easy to get so wrapped up in the pressures of daily life that being kind to others slips through the cracks. However, when kindness becomes a habit, it doesn’t slip. It becomes something you do without even…

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A Day for Fossils

Next Wednesday, October 17, 2018, is National Fossil Day. Now I’m talkin’ about the remains or impressions of prehistoric organisms, not cantankerous old fossils. I’m sure today’s youth view me as an old fossil, however, hopefully not a cantankerous one! In celebration of National Fossil Day, I’m hooking you up with some nifty resources. Fortunately,…

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Stay Alert and Don’t Get Hurt

It’s Fire Prevention Week (October 7–13, 2018)!  This year’s theme is “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” The National Fire Protection Association reports that at-home fires are resulting in more deaths than in previous decades. Please take time to educate your students about three basic and essential steps (see below) that can…

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Hey, Hey, Hey! It’s a First Friday Giveaway!

Happy October, all! I just love first Fridays, don’t you? This month I’ve rounded up some fab-for-fall goodies to give away. I have colorful leaf-shaped foam stickers, foam cutouts in fall shapes, and a fall-themed craft value pack that includes wiggly eyes, pipe cleaners, and pom-poms. There’s also a pack of Thanksgiving-themed activity placemats that…

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