Category Archives: Holidays

Free Earth Day Mini Unit Study

April 22nd is Earth Day, the annual celebration to inspire awareness about pollution and appreciation for protecting the health of the environment. This is a great reason to get outside, especially if you’ve had a long winter. I know you can probably all enjoy a little fresh … Continue reading

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Happy Darwin Day!

Today is Darwin Day (February 12), a day to celebrate scientific ingenuity and bravery. Charles Darwin was just one of many scientists who strove to change the way people think about the world. Charles Robert Darwin, (February 12, 1809 – … Continue reading

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Ring in the New Year with a Freebie!

With the beginning of a brand new year just getting started, it’s a great time to reflect on the year that’s passed. I know I love to sit down with a notebook and remind myself of my favorite memories, goals … Continue reading

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My Favorite Thanksgiving Books for Younger Children

Thanksgiving is a bit of a controversial holiday. There are many, many books and resources on the market to help you teach it to your children, but by and large, those books and resources focus on a mythology rather than … Continue reading

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Build Your Library Holiday Gift Guide

Are you still scrambling to find the perfect gift for your child? Do you want to inspire a love of learning? Then you have come to the right place. I have compiled some of our favorite educational and fun gift … Continue reading

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Holiday Countdown!

Not to alarm any of you, but there are only 50 days until Christmas! So that means there are only: – 22 days until Thanksgiving – 23 days until Black Friday – 56 days until New Years! We have been … Continue reading

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Favorite Fall Reads

The leaves are changing, the air is getting crisp and cool, and the school year is new and fresh. It’s the season of apples and pumpkins and football. Autumn is one of my favorite times of the year so I … Continue reading

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Educational Gift Ideas – Cook Family Favorites

This is going to be the final post in the Educational Gifts series, but if you are looking for some last minute gift ideas, there is still plenty of time to shop. I’ve had a lot of fun sharing some … Continue reading

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Educational Gift Ideas – Art Edition

We’ve been exploring ideas for educational gifts for the holidays. I’ve already shared ideas for language arts, science, history/geography and math themed gifts. Today, I’m going to share some ideas for art inspired gifts. This is actually a pretty easy … Continue reading

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Educational Gift Ideas – Math Edition

This is the fourth post in the Educational Gifts series – Over the last few weeks I’ve shared ideas for  Language Arts, Science and History/Geography. Today I want to share some fun ideas for Math inspired gifts. One of my … Continue reading

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