Seasons & Holidays

Celebrate What’s Right With America

Celebrate What’s Right With America

It seems that we are bombarded by newspapers, magazines, television, and radio with all that is wrong with America. How about this July Fourth make a Top Ten List of what is great about America. Here is mine: 10. I was able to go to college and choose my profession....

Star Pastry Treats

Star Pastry Treats

Children will have fun making this special treat for a family party and they can practice their measurement skills too. Star Pastry Treat You will need: 2 sheets of ready-rolled puff pastry 1/3 C jam (any flavor) 1 C whipped cream Confectioner’s sugar Colored...

Father’s Day Gift

Father’s Day Gift

This is an easy gift for fathers made from a CD cover. Dad can display this on his desk at work or someplace that he can see it often. You will need: Clear CD cover Paper Scissors & glue Markers, stickers, photos, etc. Directions: 1. Trace paper and cut to fit...

Paper House

Paper House

This is a fun and easy project all year long but is also great for a Mother's Day or Father's Day card. You'll need: a rectangular piece of paper pencil printed directions Follow the directions. You can make the house as large or small as you like depending on the...

Cinco de Mayo Facts

Cinco de Mayo Facts

Facts about Cinco de MayoCinco de Mayo means "fifth of May" in Spanish. It's an important day in Mexico and is celebrated each year with a fiesta. The story of Cinco de Mayo began over 100 years ago with a young orphan boy, Benito Juarez who grew up, studied law and...

Placemat for Cinco de Mayo

Placemat for Cinco de Mayo

You probably never thought something as fun and easy as making a placemat would also develop important skills. This activity, great for any celebration, helps children with small muscle coordination and patterning which is an important math skill. GET DIRECTIONS