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This game is VERY simple but powerful for the kids  because it helps them to make those connections that 5 pennies = 1 nickel,  2 nickels = 1 dime, etc...

This game is VERY simple but powerful for the kids because it helps them to make those connections that 5 pennies = 1 nickel, 2 nickels = 1 dime, etc...

Great website that lets you read children's books online. 227 different books to choose from.

Great website that lets you read children's books online. 227 different books to choose from.

Alphabet Treasure Hunt. A clever learning idea

An Alphabet Adventure ... Virtual Book Club for Kids, July 2012

My new favorite app for teaching handwriting.  Kids start by tracing and the prompts are gradually faded so that they learn to write, rather than just trace.

My new favorite app for teaching handwriting. Kids start by tracing and the prompts are gradually faded so that they learn to write, rather than just trace.

On a tray, place a pile of baking soda.  Mix vinegar + a few drops of food coloring in a cup.  Give the kids an eyedropper. Have them fill it with vinegar, squeeze onto the baking soda and watch mini volcanoes erupt!

On a tray, place a pile of baking soda. Mix vinegar + a few drops of food coloring in a cup. Give the kids an eyedropper. Have them fill it with vinegar, squeeze onto the baking soda and watch mini volcanoes erupt!

A site where elementary students can go to practice all of the Common Core standards for math and reading. The site is adaptive, so students can move through the standards at their own pace.

Scootpad: Great Common Core Practice Site!

A site where elementary students can go to practice all of the Common Core standards for math and reading. The site is adaptive, so students can move through the standards at their own pace.

This website lets you type anything you want, then print it so your preschooler can practice writing. Very cool to learn their name, address, family names, etc.

This website lets you type anything you want, then print it so your preschooler can practice writing. Very cool to learn their name, address, family names, etc.

Occupying Toddler During School Time

Mama's Ultimate Guide to Occupying Toddlers During School Time