Phases of the Moon

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Our universe is a wild and wonderful place! There are millions upon millions of miles of space to explore. It can be very overwhelming to think of the grandeur of it all! While it may be impossible to learn everything about the universe, one thing that we can learn about is our moon! We first visited [...]

Sand and Water Fun

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The first day of summer is just a few days away, and that means it’s probably about time to plan that trip to the beach. Or the pool. Or maybe just a short trip to the sprinkler and sandbox in the backyard. Regardless of where you choose to enjoy the warm weather, rest assured that [...]

Dino Dig

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Inside of every little kid is the heart of an explorer. Children love to search and dig through dirt and sand in hopes of finding buried treasure. One way to encourage fun exploration for your child is to set up a dino dig for them! Dino digs are very simple to pull off. They work [...]

Michael Jordan Surprises Kids

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Children at Hornet’s Nest Elementary School in Charlotte, North Carolina were surprised this week when basketball legend Michael Jordan showed up at their school! While making a spirited “Let’s Go Hornets!” video for Instagram, Jordan walks into the classroom, leading to excited pandemonium! After the excitement died down just a bit, one of the kids [...]

Summer Break: Teacher Edition

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It’s that time of year again. It’s been a challenging 270 days (but who’s counting), and now, it’s finally summer break! As teachers, we tend to enjoy these three-ish months just as much, or even more than our students! This is our personal time to decompress from the school year and just enjoy some free [...]