Show-and-Share Saturday Link-Up

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Happy Saturday! I hope you had a great week and had a chance to check out all of the fun ideas shared last week! Here are some of my favorites: This Feed the Shark Playdough activity from Left Brain Craft Brain is just in time for Shark Week! Life with Moore Babies has a fun post on Geocaching with a pirate theme! If you're a teacher, Playdough to Plato has a FREE Printable Teacher … [ Keep reading… ]

10 Things Every Teacher Wants You to Know…But Won’t Tell You

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  As a former first grade teacher and now a parent, I have seen both sides of the fence when it comes to schooling.  I have said it a thousand times and I will say it again...I would be a much more understanding teacher had I been a parent first!  There are SO MANY emotions that are involved when you hand your beloved child over to the care of a stranger and EVERYTHING said about your c … [ Keep reading… ]

How Are Germs Spread?

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*This is a sponsored post.  I was compensated for sharing this information from PURELL (in conjunction with the Mom It Forward Blogger Network).       It's August!  Which means that school is just around the corner!  It is an exciting time filled with new beginnings, new school supplies, and new friends.  But it is also a time when germs reemerge and get passed around fro … [ Keep reading… ]

50% off Back to School Toys and Products Today Only

Today only, get up to 50% off select toys and kids products on Amazon!  Here are just a few of my favorites: This Melissa & Doug Easel is just $51.99. This Mind Blowing Science Kit is just $8 (regularly $19.99)! This K'Nex Set is $19.99 (regularly $39.99). This Star Wars Zip Bin is just $12.50 (regularly $24.99).  This would be perfect to store action figures or even LEGOs. I h … [ Keep reading… ]

Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up

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Happy Saturday! I hope you had a great week! There were a ton of great posts shared last week. Here are just a few:   There were a lot of great book lists this week! This list of First Day of School Books from Growing Book by Book is fantastic! Buggy and Buddy shared this list of 30 Cool Art Techniques. I want to try all of them! Babies like to play too! Living Montessori Now … [ Keep reading… ]

Edible Peanut Butter Playdough

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  This fun peanut butter playdough recipe can double as a snack or dessert.  Not only is it super fun to play with, it really is delicious (believe me, I should know...I ate about half of it)!   I shared this edible playdough recipe a couple years ago when we were learning about butterflies (and used it to demonstrate the phases of a butterfly's life), but I thought it was worthy of s … [ Keep reading… ]