Elementary

Here is an easy activity you can do with your Cub Scout den. For Tiger Scouts, it fills the requirement for “Feed the Birds”, Elective 32 in the Cub Scout Tiger Cub Handbook. The goal of this activity: “Birds and other outdoor animals need to eat food every day just like you do. If you…

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by Rachel Paxton How can you show your child’s teachers how much you appreciate them? A simple ‘thank you’ doesn’t seem adequate for some of the most important people in your child’s life, but how many “World’s Best Teacher” mugs does any teacher really need? Here are some teacher appreciation ideas to help you tell…

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by Michelle Dudley Four o’clock has arrived, and you know what that means…it’s homework time. You are ripping through the house looking for that pencil, you know you have one somewhere. Where’s that pencil sharpener at? Ten minutes have past and…yes finally found one! [include file=../googlead.txt] Time to get back to that homework. Panic! I…

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by Sara Roberts [include file=../googlead.txt] If your child needs glasses, it can be an excellent opportunity to teach them about responsibility. There are several ways to get them excited about taking care of their new spectacles. It’s very important that you are patient and persistent in helping your child develop appropriate new habits to take…

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by Rachel Paxton [include file=../googlead.txt] Last week our family adopted a dog from our local humane society. It had been a long time since I’d been there to visit. It is quite an experience if you have never been there. We already have a dog that is part Great Pyrenees and part Border Collie. She…

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