Cheese, Please!

Today is the most important holiday of the year. It’s National Cheese Day! Personally, I feel that it’s okay to celebrate cheese every day of the year, unless you can’t consume dairy products. But I can certainly put forth extra effort today to eat more cheese than I normally would. I take my cheese seriously….

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Strawberry Time!

Do you know what I currently see on my personal Facebook page? A lot of photos of little kids with baskets and red fingers. Why? Because the pick-your-own strawberry farms have all opened up in this area! (In fact, Sunday, May 20th is Pick Strawberries Day.) Unless you’re taking a field trip to a strawberry…

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Put It On a Stick

It’s National Something on a Stick Day. And although I think corn dogs are the bomb, I don’t believe we need a day to spotlight the brilliance of jamming a hot dog on a stick. However, I have found a stick deserving of our celebration–the craft stick! Check out these fabulous craft stick activities. 🙂…

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Easter is Coming!

Easter is sneaking up on me this year! The holiday falls only two weeks past St. Patrick’s Day so you might as well put bunny ears on your leprechauns. Do you think an Easter Leprechaun would be odd? You might change your mind after you hear about these Easter bunny alternatives from other countries. Switzerland:…

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Super Cereal!

Wednesday, March 7 is National Cereal Day. Why should we celebrate this flakey breakfast food? Because it’s the best edible manipulative ever. Cereal is a fun, and reasonably nutritious, way to teach counting, adding sets, and a variety of other skills. It’s not playing with your food–it’s learning with your food. 🙂 Check out these…

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Goodbye, February!

Today is the final day of February. Goodbye, February–you’ve been lovely but chilly. Hello, March–it’s good to see you! Let’s celebrate the arrival of March with some activities on lions and lambs, rainbows, and the color green!   Have students make these lion and lamb bookmarks to use during March!     Lead students to…

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