Classroom Thanksgiving Games

If you’re planning a Thanksgiving party in the classroom, there are a myriad of games you can have the children play that will be fun but also educational and useful in teaching the concept of being thankful. Be careful not to overdo the turkey aspect of Thanksgiving. Some children forget that it’s about more thanContinue reading “Classroom Thanksgiving Games”

Scary Halloween Classroom Games

Most children love all things Halloween. As adults, we assume it’s because Halloween means candy and children generally love candy. But many children love more than just the abundance of candy at Halloween time. They really get into the ghoulish aspect of the holiday and delight in the displays of goopy brains and squishy bodyContinue reading “Scary Halloween Classroom Games”

Record keeping in Homeschooling

A topic that frequently comes up in meetings and forums that deal with homeschooling is record keeping. The importance of record keeping cannot be ignored. It is not only legally required in various States, but also provides important milestones in your child’s learning experience. An interest-initiated homeschooling approach means that the topic of studies isContinue reading “Record keeping in Homeschooling”

What is Homeschooling?

The term ‘homeschooling’ basically refers to the process in which one or more children of not more than 2 families are instructed by parents or legal guardians, or a member of either household. The laws that define homeschooling vary from State to State. The legal requirements for establishing a homeschool also vary with the State.Continue reading “What is Homeschooling?”

School Christmas Gift Exchange Games

Many public schools don’t allow gift exchanges during the Christmas season, but some do and certainly many private schools do. Many fun games can be created to make the gift exchange really fun and festive for kids. There are several activities you can impose to make the gift buying interesting. For example, you can declareContinue reading “School Christmas Gift Exchange Games”

Benefits of a good after school program

Children grow up in a society that demands expertise in everything. You really cannot sit back and decide that learning from textbooks is enough for the overall development of your child. It’s the age of specialization and your child cannot afford to miss out on this window of opportunity. So, scour your locality for the mostContinue reading “Benefits of a good after school program”

After school activities and relationship building

After school activities are the rage of the day. With about $500 million invested in these programs and more than 10 million children attending  them in America alone, the popularity of these activities cannot be  overlooked. Everyone understands the need to develop new skills, gain more  knowledge and keep the children safe when parents are working.Continue reading “After school activities and relationship building”