Brain Boosting Advent Calendar Ideas

Brain Boosting Advent Calendar Ideas

Updated for 2020! Each year the stores are lined with a variety of advent calendars. What most have in common, however, is that they involve chocolate. Each day you open a little door to discover a lovely piece of candy. The kids eat it and the moment is over. This year why not try something … [Read more…]

Brain Boosting Events and Activities During NJEA Convention

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Updated for 2019! 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…]

Superhero Mash-Up

Superhero Mash-Up

In full disclosure, we received the costumes and accessories used in this post from Wholesale Halloween Costumes in exchange for this article. Wholesale Halloween Costumes has done it again. They have provided us with durable and comfortable costumes that have allowed for hours of fun and learning. Since my kids LOVE superheroes and have a … [Read more…]

5 Brain Boosting Ways to Celebrate America

Celebrate America

“Dreams can grow wild born inside an American child.” – Phil Vasser I believe it is really important that our children understand how and why our country was created. They need to know what struggles took place for them to have the freedoms we enjoy today and every day. I understand, however, that sometimes it … [Read more…]