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President’s Day

Filed under: Daily News,Educational Adventures — dailynews @ 4:00 am

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President’s Day is Monday, February 21.  Usually we associate President’s Day with President Washington and President Lincoln.  Why not teach about a more current President this year?  Some possible ideas include–

  • Presidents Roosevelt and Truman – World War II.
  • President Kennedy – Jackie Kennedy remarked that “There’ll be great presidents again…but there’ll never be another Camelot.”  Watch the Camelot video and discuss this quote.
  • President Jimmy Carter – Habitat for Humanity. Discuss whether you believe he made more of an impact during his presidency or after his presidency.

And remember – fun learning is forever learning!

 

WIN Kitchen FUN with Your Kids!

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Enter to WIN a Kitchen Club Kids Recipe + Activity Gift Set from Kitchen Club Kids.  It sure sounds like a lot of FUN!  This prize is part of Homeschool.com’s FREEBIE FEBRUARY event.

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The Kitchen Club Kids Recipe + Activity Gift Set offers everything you need to get your little taste maker active in the kitchen and honor their achievements with a badge of accomplishment.

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Enter to Win an e-Explore Package from The Adventurous Mailbox

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At Homeschool.com’s FREEBIE FEBRUARY event, you can enter to win an e-Explore package from The Adventurous Mailbox!  (The Adventurous Mailbox is also offering a physical book give-away as well!)

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Kids will receive an exciting parcel from abroad containing a personalized invitation to join The Adventurous Mailbox’s online community. There, they can download all eight of the E-books (in a choice of formats. Kids can continue to explore world cultures, win prizes, follow characters’ blogs, and so much more.

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Valentine’s Day

Filed under: Daily News,Educational Adventures — dailynews @ 2:00 am

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Valentine’s Day is celebrated in many countries throughout the world. For most, it is a day where people send gifts, valentines and special thoughts to their loved ones.

For last-minute Valentine’s Day printables, games, art projects, etc., you might want to visit the following–

http://www.theteacherscorner.net/seasonal/valentines-day/

http://www.dltk-holidays.com/valentines/index.htm

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/valentines-day/

Happy Valentine’s Day.

 

Valentine’s Day Acts of Kindness

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Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day.  What Valentine(esque) acts of kindness can you and your kids perform?  Maybe you can make Valentine’s Day cards for your elderly neighbors?  Bake and deliver cookies to someone that is a bit under the weather?

What ideas can you think of?

Many ideas can be found here.

Happy, Happy Valentine’s Day!

You can WIN a Copy of STEM to Story!

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Enter to win a copy of STEM to Story – from Wiley.com!  This is part of our Homeschool.com FREEBIE FEBRUARY event!

 

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Bring STEM to life for students with zombies, rockets, celebrities, and more.

STEM to Story: Enthralling and Effective Lesson Plans for Grades 5-8 inspires learning through fun, engaging, and meaningful lesson plans that fuse hands-on discovery in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with creative writing.

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WIN FREE Daddy, I Want to Read Books

 

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As part of Homeschool.com’s FREEBIE FEBRUARY event, you can enter to WIN FREE Daddy, I Want to Read Books from Vanguard Education.

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Daddy, I Want to Read is a series of five beginning reading books designed for beginning students who cannot read at all, and do not know the names or sounds of any letters. As the students progress through the books, the students end by reading words such as laughter, should, enough, height, auction, Epiphany, they’re, and won’t. It takes approximately one year to complete all five books, at the rate of two reading lessons per school day (eg. a morning lesson and an afternoon lesson).

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Check Out the IKOS Toys Raffle!

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Have you seen the IKOS Toys raffle over at our FREEBIE FEBRUARY event?  FIVE CREATOR SETS are available to WIN!

 

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The IKOS 3D Building Toy Creator Pack is a great way to get started with IKOS. Each pack includes 26 IKOS pieces.

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Book Raffle – Last Passenger Train to Newfoundland

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Enjoy the adventure that offers an advantage. The Picaresque of Imagine Purple is a fun, mystery book series with a sly, educational fiction twist.

These books improve reading skills and develop critical thinking skills.

Educational fiction books are perfect for curious readers, homeschoolers, and lifelong learners!

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The Adventurous Mailbox Raffle

 

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Kids will receive an exciting package from abroad containing eight adventure books introducing world cultures. Kids will also find a personalized invitation to join the Adventurous Mailbox’s online community where they can continue to explore, win prizes, follow characters’ blogs, and so much more.

 

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Parents will also get full access to 100’s of lessons in the Teachers Lounge.

You can click here to find out more info about The Adventurous Mailbox.

FREEBIE FEBRUARY – you can win GREAT books and MORE!

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