Wild Kratts Creature Power Discs

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Yes, you read the title correctly. I am not the craftiest blogger. I get an A for effort. Here is one example of which I am proud. My sons are in love with Wild Kratts. That is okay with me. Wild Kratts ignites a desire for them to learn more about zoology and botany. I [Read On]

What does it mean to be Green? {MemeTales & PBSKids Readathon}


The topic of “being green” is a popular one in our home. We’ve done Earth Day play dates and a variety of Earth Day activities. I fell in love with Rana DiOrio’s What Does It Mean to Be Green? many months ago. In fact I love Little Pickle Press’ whole line of offerings. The books [Read On]

Teaching Peace {The Role of Teacher & Parent}


“The child is endowed with unknown powers, which can guide us to a radiant future. If what we really want is a new world, then education must take as its aim the development of these hidden possibilities.” – Maria Montessori, The Absorbent Mind Week 3 of the MemeTales Summer Readathon 2012 starts tomorrow. Each week [Read On]

Use an Aesop Fable to Teach ‘Be True to Yourself’


I love Aesop’s The Donkey and the Wolf. We downloaded it from Memetales and auto played it on our iPad for my 3 year old son. He enjoyed the story but, at 3 years old, he had a lot of questions about the relationship, why they would want to hurt one another and so on. [Read On]

Fight Summer Slide! {Memetales/PBS Readathon}


Have you heard about Memetales’ and PBSkids’ Readathon? When I learned about it, I was relieved and excited to join forces with such extraordinary organizations to embark on our Summer Reading adventure! Participating in the Readathon is simple {click here for step by step instructions) and sure does makes that summer slide look a lot [Read On]