The ghouls and goblins are slowly waking up from their slumber, the jack-o-lanterns are illuminating, and believe it or not, educational opportunities are creeping in like a spooky fog. You may not think of Halloween as a learning experience, but on the contrary, a Halloween game for the neighborhood kids or a Halloween lesson plan for your classroom can provide incredible growth and knowledge.
Summer is the time for a break from school, however, that does not mean your kids must stop learning. Help them continue to grow in their knowledge by planning fun summer learning activities. Here are some fun summer ideas for to do this summer… 1) Turn a Trip to the Museum into a Treasure Hunt Museum’s may not be the most exciting place for
Now that spring has finally arrived, children will be begging to spend more time outdoors. In a world that has become consumed by technology, any time spent outside these days is a huge win. And while free play is extremely beneficial for children of all ages, this is also a great opportunity to sneak in a few educational games as well. They’ll be having
Christmas break is just around the corner. With a few weeks to have your kids home, or a few weeks of anxious kiddos in the classroom who are struggling to stay focused, it’s time to pull out some educational Christmas games. Here are some ideas that work well at home or at school to keep the kids engaged and learning, while also having some
If your kids have been out of school for any length of time, you may already be hearing the “I’m bored” manta common to many summer afternoons. Keep your kids busy, and ensure they are having fun, with these summer learning activities. 1. Make a Lemonade Stand A lemonade stand is more than just a way to earn some spending money. If you plan
Even though it feels like spring has just started, the reality is that school will be out before you know it. Many schools in the Charlotte area have headed into their final quarters, and the home stretch is in sight. This is the time to start thinking about what you will do with your children in the summer months, and what steps you will