Posts Tagged ‘ party ’

Cinco de Mayo

Apr 30th, 2012 | By

Contrary to popular opinion, Cinco de Mayo is not a celebration of Mexico’s independence but rather a day to remember the Mexican Army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. In the United States, it’s a day to celebrate and honor Mexican culture. One of the reasons
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April Fools’ Day

Mar 26th, 2012 | By

References to April Fools’ Day can be found as far back as the 1500s, which means you are not the first person to say – “Hey, your shoe is untied!” April Fools’ Day is not a national holiday. But don’t let that minor detail keep you from having fun on
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Read Across America Day 2012

Feb 16th, 2012 | By

Read Across America Day is coming! Be a part of the reading fun. The celebration is March 2nd. The National Education Association’s Read Across America is in its 13th year. Why March 2nd? It’s in honor of the birthday of Dr. Seuss! Plan your own Read Across America celebration! Personalize your event
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Valentine’s Day

Feb 8th, 2012 | By

Talk to your children before the 14th to find out what kind of cards they would like to give to their classmates this year. If you decide to make your own, allow enough time to purchase supplies and be prepared to only make a few each day. Cutting and gluing
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More Holiday Tips

Dec 21st, 2011 | By

Tips for a Successful Holiday Season Take an inventory of everything. This includes tape and pens! The last thing you need is when you finally have the time to write out cards, notes or lists to find out you’ve lost your favorite pen. Or you sit down for an afternoon
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Episode 13 – A Party…At School?

Oct 26th, 2011 | By

“A Party!” Katie shrieked with excitement. “I love parties and I’m very good at planning them. We need streamers, a limbo pole, a piñata, some music and maybe even confetti.” “Whoa, slow down a bit Katie,” Miss Nell interrupted. “That’s not the kind of party I’m talking about.” “It isn’t?”
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October Theme

Oct 1st, 2011 | By

Keep It Fresh With Themes It can be a challenge to come up with ideas for fun activities to engage your child in learning. Let’s face it, some days you just don’t want to pick up another flash card! Having a theme for each month can help to keep your
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