April is Poetry Month *

April is Poetry Month *

We are ending April with Poetry! Since April is National Poetry month Tuesday lesson is teaching Poetry to kids : What are the goals of National Poetry Month? The goals of National Poetry Month are to: highlight the extraordinary legacy and ongoing achievement of American poetsencourage the reading of poemsassist teachers in bringing poetry into their classroomsincrease the attention [...]

Weather Forecast * Rain

Weather Forecast * Rain

Tuesday Home school fun is a science project : April Rain as we celebrate Earth Day this week: How much rain is really falling when you watch a heavy shower through the window of your home? How about on other days when it’s just a light shower? Find out by making your own rain gauge, [...]

National Library Week

National Library Week

This week we celebrate National Library Week : and today is Library workers day ! Our small town Library : Open just a couple days a week and run by grants and volunteers. A meeting place to get homework help,check out books or use the computers . Lisa April 9th : Thank You Library Workers [...]

Hans Christian Anderson * Little Mermaid

Hans Christian Anderson * Little Mermaid

Happy International Children Book Day ! and Hans Christian Anderson birthday ! ( van harte gefeliciteerd) Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children: his stories express themes that transcend age [...]

Spring Garden Planning and Journals :

Spring Garden Planning and Journals :

Garden Planning and journals 101 for Spring 2019: The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul. You can down load the Free pdf herehttps://www.arbico-organics.com/category/garden-journal Garden planning starts with a sketch of the area ,then [...]

Spring Science Experiments

Spring Science Experiments

It's time for a fun Spring time science experiment : Now that the weather as warmed up its a perfect time to try these: Blowing up a Balloon with Vinegar and Baking Soda BalloonVinegarBaking SodaFunnelDry empty bottle ( How To: Add 2 or 3 teaspoons of baking soda to the unfilled balloon.Thoroughly rinse and dry [...]

Countdown to College

Countdown to College

Have a high school senior looking at Colleges ? This book can help you : https://www.amazon.com/Countdown-College-Essential-Childs-Successful-ebook/dp/B07DMYL3HW/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=countdown+to+college&qid=1552931402&s=digital-text&sr=1-1 After all the testing and touring and applying, your child has been accepted to college. Congratulations! Now what? Every new student grapples with making a successful transition to college—with remaining healthy, happy, grounded, and in school. Indeed, the national statistics are sobering: [...]