Life in Kindergarten — Social Skills

The series of posts I’m doing on this subject matter are expanded from an article I found called 10 Kindergarten Readiness Skills Your Child Needs from 2013. Despite the article being older, the areas it covers are still basic areas of study and behavior that should be paid attention to. As important as the academicContinue reading “Life in Kindergarten — Social Skills”

IEP vs. 504 Plan: What’s the Difference? | Understood – For learning and thinking differences

IEP vs. 504 Plan: What’s the Difference? | Understood – For learning and thinking differences — Read on http://www.understood.org/articles/en/the-difference-between-ieps-and-504-plans

Back to School read aloud books

The Kissing Hand was a book I’d never heard of before my kids attended preschool but now has become a classic back to school book or littles. School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester’s fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares a family secret called the KissingContinue reading “Back to School read aloud books”

Kindergarten Prep

It’s that time of year again! Back to school is upon some of us… Worried about your little ones first days of school? Take a look at my series of blog posts about Keys For Kindergarten Excellence. Great for preschool and kindergarten age kids and parents to prep for the school year! Keys For KindergartenContinue reading “Kindergarten Prep”

The Night Before 4th of July and other July educational resources

It’s summer but that doesn’t mean the kids have to stop learning. Check out some great videos to teach your kids about the 4th of July: Do your kids love to tell jokes? Help them tell some new ones at this years celebration! Want to get your kiddos moving today? Check out this workout withContinue reading “The Night Before 4th of July and other July educational resources”

Happy Father’s Day!

365momme.com wants to wish all the dads out there a great father’s day! Here’s a great book to share with your kids and their dads to celebrate the day… Just Helping My Dad by Mercer Mayer: Little Critter is having a great day helping his dad. Whether he’s making breakfast, cutting the grass or washingContinue reading “Happy Father’s Day!”

Summer Reading List For MomMe

In keeping with the categories of the blog posts I’m sharing on this site here are a few books to help you stay entertained and informed over the summer. Education The Dyslexic Advantage by Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide One Room School House by Sal Khan Entertainment Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman BigContinue reading “Summer Reading List For MomMe”

Against The Grain

Spanking, or rather paddling, in schools recently made headlines when a Florida student was paddled by a principal and it was caught by an outside party to the incident. As a child of the 70s, 80s, and 90s, I’m not at all unfamiliar with this concept although I’ve never experienced it myself. When I wentContinue reading “Against The Grain”

Life in Kindergarten — Cutting

Surprisingly enough cutting things with scissors is not a skill you instantly know how to do. It takes practice. Along with fine motor skills this is something children in the 3-5 year age group learn how to do. The series of posts I’m doing on this subject matter are expanded from an article I foundContinue reading “Life in Kindergarten — Cutting”

Bubble up some fun!

A school assignment my son had as the school year wears its way down is to make bubble solution and blow bubbles! The teacher posted this video: This is his attempt to blow bubbles without a wand: He’s blowing through the finger holes of a scrub daddy!