Make a sponge ball.  Water fun for your kids...

Sponge Ball

Game of tag on a scorching hot day, squishy sponge balls are summer's alternative to snowballs. Made from dollar store kitchen sponges that are cut up and tied together, they last longer than water balloons and are softer and splashier than regular balls.

Could it be .. I have found the perfect organizational system for my classroom- summer project!

Ideas for Organizing Lesson Materials and Files

Organizing lesson materials and files - I have the 3 drawer organizers like this for my reading materials - one drawer for each story in the series - I love them and want them for math too!

This is a quick teambuilder that works wonders when your teams are having trouble getting along.

Team Compliments Card Freebie (Our Team Rocks!) This is a quick team builder activity that works wonders when your teams are having trouble getting along.

Now that tree has seen some things!

mothernaturenetwork: “ At years old, this ancient bristlecone pine is the oldest known non-clonal organism on Earth. Located in the White Mountains of California, in Inyo National Forest, Methuselah’s exact location is kept a close secret in.

Esquire's 75 Books Every Man Should Read

The 80 Best Books of All Time

Esquire Magazine's "The 75 Books Every Man Should Read" Book List. I'm not a man, but there are just too many intriguing books here to not pin the list for future reference. I have only read 8 out of the 75 -- my summer reading list just got a lot bigger.

When to use i.e. in a sentence.

When to use i. in a sentence - The Oatmeal. A good source of entertaining grammar information.