Archive for Author: SchoolAdmin

Kids Fitness Ideas

1. Headstands: A great activity for your core muscles and to get blood going to the brain. Kids are often naturals. 2. Jump rope: If you have downstairs neighbors who complain, go in the hall or outside your building. For more fun, pick up a book of jump-rope rhymes. 3. Obstacle...

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Blueberry Vanilla Yogurt Popsicles

Blueberry Vanilla Yogurt Popsicles Make your own Blueberry Vanilla Yogurt Popsicles to give your kids a healthy treat. This kid friendly recipe is so easy. And it only uses 2 ingredients! The recipe makes 4 frozen blueberry vanilla yogurt popsicles. 2-Ingredients to make Blueberry Vanilla Yogurt Popsicles: 1 cup...

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Tuna Sushi Recipe

This Tuna Sushi Recipe is an easy and healthy dish that is perfect for the lunch box. We used cooked tuna to make it a kid friendly recipe. The thought of making homemade tuna sushi seems to intimidate a lot of us (myself included). But after my first homemade sushi attempt,...

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Focus on sight words

Like many families this week, your children are heading back to the classroom and coming home with a worksheet or two of homework. (Make that dozens of worksheets for your older kids!) The homework that caught my eye this week is the list of “sight words.” What are sight...

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Hands on learning

Second-grade teacher Becky Hicks has learned that there is no substitute for activities that require kids to use their hands as well as their minds. During literacy hour in Hicks’s class at Blanchard Elementary School in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, students pair up and head to one of 16 “corners,”...

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How do children learn?

Introduction Your child is an individual and different from all others. The way your child learns best depends on many factors: age, learning style and personality. Read the notes below, and think about your child. This will help you to choose activities and methods that will suit your child...

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Families role in child development

“The family is profoundly important to the developmental, emotional and cognitive growth of a child,” says Tamara Gold, a New York psychotherapist and parenting coach. “A child will learn about relationships, manners, self-esteem, worth and loyalty, all by watching and participating in family.” Whew — this puts a lot...

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