Brain Boosting Events and Activities During NJEA Convention

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Updated for 2017! It’s coming! That long 4-day weekend when the kids are bouncing off the walls and always looking for something to do (or climb on in my family’s case). What am I talking about? Teacher’s Convention of course! It’s a weekend full of fun and learning for teachers so why can’t it be … [Read more…]

Celebrating Over 75 Years of Brain Boosting Fun at The New Jersey State Fair

Brain Boosting Fun at NJ State Fair

Updated for 2017! Walt Disney released Pinocchio in the theater, Glen Miller brought music to life with “In the Mood,” Germany invaded Norway and the Pennsylvania Turnpike opened. So what do these things have in common with the New Jersey State Fair? They all took place over 75 years ago in 1940! Yes, you heard … [Read more…]

FREE Brain Boosting Summer Fun

FREE Brain Boosting Summer Fun

Each summer I look for fun, exciting and educational events for my kids to enjoy. Since I don’t sign them up for an all-summer camp, I look for ways to create my own camp. This includes incorporating FREE family events and programs into our daily summer fun. Summer camps can be very expensive and don’t … [Read more…]

Brain Boosting Events to Celebrate The Holidays in New Jersey

Brain Boosting Holidays

It’s that time of year again! The turkeys are in the oven, the stores are lined with toys and holiday decorations are everywhere you turn! Before Halloween was wrapped up, Christmas decorations already permeated and overtook spaces in the stores. Some people feel that as soon as the door closes on the last trick-or-treater, we … [Read more…]

10 Brain Boosting Fall Experiences in NJ

Fall Experiences

Are you looking for something fun and exciting to do this fall that will also boost your child’s academic and cognitive development? Well, of course your answer is YES! There are so many wonderful activities, events and places to see during the fall in New Jersey that it is hard to narrow down the choices. … [Read more…]