Category: Holidays

14 Halloween Writing Prompts for Kids

Halloween is fast approaching, and it is a favorite time of year for people of all ages, particularly with kids.  As soon as fall arrives, the sun sets faster, and there is a chill in the air. Kids begin to …
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7 Scary Halloween Stories for Students

It’s that time of year again: time for hayrides, pumpkin picking, trick-or-treating, and…reading? That’s right! It’s never quite Halloween for me unless scary stories are involved, and if you know me, there’s almost nothing I love more than a good …
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8 Educational Fall Craft Ideas for All Ages

Looking for some fun fall family activities that stimulate brain power? These educational fall crafts are perfect for all ages. That means that you can do them right alongside the kids and teach them something while you’re at it! Educational …
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Independence Day Quiz: Do You Know Your History?

The 4th of July is a very important date in our nation’s history, and it is fun to celebrate with a day of backyard barbecues and outdoor activities. However, Independence Day is about much more than fireworks and food! How …
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Lessons Learned From Our Fathers

My dad was one of the most magnificent men I have had in my life.  He was a supporter of dreams and a source of incredible inspiration. Father’s Day is Sunday, June 18, 2017 and I want to pay tribute …
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Memorial Day Activities for Elementary Students

Memorial Day is a great opportunity to teach children not only about respecting sacrifices made by men and women serving in the U.S. military but also about American history. Here are some crafts and activities to engage your child in …
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