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Universal Children’s Day

Universal Children’s Day 2013   Today, I’d just like us to take a moment and consider all the children around the world who don’t have basic needs. It’s Universal Children’s Day and as stated in the 2001 World Summit for

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Father’s Day Weekend

    Well another family fun weekend is upon us and if you’re looking for some great deals, freebies, and craft ideas, be sure to follow the links below.   FREEBIES AND DEALS FOR DAD Father’s Day 2013 Promotions from

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Spring Learning

Here is Chicagoland Spring is slowly making it way into town. Thoughts are turning to gardens and flower and lovely weather. I’ve come across some Spring related learning activities that I think are just adorable. Take a look below. Let

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April Is National Poetry Month

Hi everyone, In honor of National Poetry month, Kristl and the Popp-Kinn family present this little poem all about their favorite subject:Snowflakes! Hope everyone likes this rhyme. Please feel free to comment, tell us what you think and share with

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Autism Awareness Day & Month

It’s World Autism Awareness Day! All month long, Kindergarten.com is offering 19 different applications for FREE.

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Teaching Reading to Autistic Children

I recently read a post on AutismUnited.org that covered ways to help teach autistic children to read. As a former school teacher in the Chicago Public Schools, I saw a lot of children who needed additional help in grasping reading skills. This posting

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Make Snow At Home

Here is a cool idea to make snow at home All you really need is baking soda and hair conditioner. Check it out at  Mommy’s Fun World   Little-Known Facts About Snow & Snowflakes (via The Fun Times Guide) The

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Celebrate World Read Aloud Day – March 6th

  UPDATE: Photos from the event :  Event Photos           Kristl Popp-Kinn Saves The Day (eBook F REE 3/6 ONLY) http://amzn.to/XdNpHm   Kristl and I will be joining LitWorld in celebrating World Read Aloud Day! As I mentioned

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7 Top Tips to Improve Your Child’s Reading

Reading ability is one of the most important educational concerns of parents today, and it should be. Literacy effects all area of academic achievement. As a teacher, I saw how it can also impact the local community. See my post

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ABC Flashcard- Kristl Winter Land Fun Land

Free Download and Print ABC Flashcards. Great for curriculum additions for in school, after school, or homeschool. Requires Adobe Free Reader   Kristl ABC Winter Fun Flash Cards

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