Scavenger Hunt Day

It's National Scavenger Hunt Day !     A scavenger hunt is a party game in which the organizers prepare a list defining specific items, which the participants seek to gather or complete all items on the list, usually without purchasing them. Usually participants work in small teams, although the rules may allow individuals to participate. The goal is to [...]

You Go First * Erin Entrada Kelly

You Go First * Erin Entrada Kelly

book link Newbery Medalist Erin Entrada Kelly’s You Go First is an engaging exploration of family, bullying, spelling, art, and the ever-complicated world of middle school friendships. Her perfectly pitched tween voice will resonate with fans of Kate DiCamillo’s Raymie Nightingale. Twelve-year-old Charlotte Lockard and eleven-year-old Ben Boxer are separated by more than a thousand [...]

National Scrabble Day !!!

National Scrabble Day !!!

We start out our Friday with something Fun for all ages- Scrabble is a word game where 2 to 4 players place tiles, each having a single letter, on a board such that the tiles form words. Like a crossword puzzle, the words have to be built on a 225 square Scrabble board from top [...]

Paqueing (Tapping) Easter Eggs

Paqueing (Tapping) Easter Eggs

Welcome to my  Easter Egg Hunt Party! Easter Sunday carries with it many different traditions, but in Cajun country, there's one very different tradition that can get competitive. "Paqueing" is an activity that has been done for years by many in Acadiana. In French, the term “Paques” translates to Easter. While that is the meaning, [...]

Monopoly Game Lesson*

Monopoly  Game Lesson*

Happy Tuesday ! Today marks the release  day of the  Monopoly Game by Parker Brothers. I spent many  fun days with my family playing this game at the kitchen table but who new it was also teaching us lessons about life & economics.  So here some history of the game.   The history of the [...]