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Ideas for Homeschool Activities

Sensory Thrillers & Spillers Who else is having trouble coming up with ideas for homeschool activities designed to engage all the senses and keep your little ones busy? You are not alone! Most parents have found themselves homeschooling their children during this unprecedented time of home isolation. And most More…

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How to Use Puppet Show Theatre to Teach Empathy

If you are committed to inspiring empathy in your kids, the Angeles® Puppet Show Theatre is an effective tool you can use to illustrate empathy during pretend play. Give your kids some guidelines for their next show, then see what they create. You might direct your kids to craft More…

Bringing the Outside In – Montessori Inspired Classroom

We’ve noticed more often than not, classrooms are thinking outside of their walls and bringing the outside in. Whether through natural wood tables and chairs, learning tools or the décor of the room. Nature’s beauty should be a priority when designing your classroom or even when planning your study More…

3 Easy Steps to Setting Up a Homeschool During COVID-19

If you find yourself working from home and doing double duty as a homeschooler, you are not alone. Like most parents, you might wonder if homeschooling is beyond your capabilities. Your job is to unzip the calm in every storm. Here are three easy steps to achieve it. 1. More…

Standing in Two Time Zones – A Daylight Savings Dilemma

Standing in Two Time Zones – A Daylight Savings Dilemma… The Hoover Dam is located on the border of Nevada and Arizona. If a visitor enters the Hoover Dam from the Nevada side, he/she is in a Pacific Standard Time (PST) zone. By crossing the Nevada-Arizona state line in More…

How the Solar System Rug Helps Kids Understand STEM Subjects

Using the Solar System Rug to Help Kids Understand STEM Subjects 2020 might be remembered as the first year of a new decade. Sports fans might remember it as the year the Chiefs won the Superbowl. (After waiting 50 years, it was about time!) Others might look back and More…

Groundhog Day STEM activities

Punxsutawney Phil is a legendary groundhog in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. On February 2nd of each year, the borough of Punxsutawney celebrates Groundhog Day with an all-day festival. On this day, Phil pays the town a visit by popping out of his burrow. The legend says if Phil sees his shadow, More…

New Year, New Zoo

Welcome to 2020. It’s a new year and a new zoo if you are anything like most of us when it comes to organization! Ever wonder how our Early Childhood teachers and caregivers keep organized? So do we!! Somehow, they manage 20 to 25 small children, get them out More…

6 Halloween Craft Ideas for kids

Kids love to do all kinds of artwork, which gives beneficial effects on their development. Cutting, painting, gluing … All this perfectly affects their fine motor skills, develops hand-eye coordination and creativity. Halloween is a great opportunity for creative fun during which children tame the primary fears associated with More…