Monthly Archives: July 2008

Help Kids Retain and Learn this Summer

Summer Learning – Help kids retain and learn this summer For most students, summer is a time to play and take a break from school. This is why learning tends to slide during the summer. Research shows that students that have a long summer vacation lose several months worth of learning. Spending a little bit… Read more »

Helping Parents Create Safe, Drug-Free Schools

Violence in school is always a big concern for parents. While some level of violence has always existed in our schools, the seriousness of the violence has grown. Fist fights and hazing are no longer the only forms of violence found in our schools. Guns and knives combined with drugs have made school safety a… Read more »

Quiet Time Rice Bags

quiet time rice bags

Quiet Time Rice Bags Inexpensive, portable toys for young children are not always easy to come by. These bags are easy to make and quiet, making them a perfect solution for entertaining children during church services, road trips, and other occasions when keeping noise levels down is helpful. What you will need: 1/4 yard of… Read more »

Homemade Recipe for Playdough

Homemade Playdoug 3 cups flour 1/4 cup salt 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1 cup water food coloring Mix flour and salt together in a large mixing bowl. Slowly add water and oil. Add desired amount of food coloring Store in an air-tight container and keep refigerated *If dough is too stiff, add more water *If… Read more »