I love November, it means Tellabration! All over the world, storytelling events are being held to promote the oral tradition of storytelling. Over 20 years ago, my director sent me and a fellow teacher out to Tennessee for the National Storytelling festival, a weekend event. I have to admit, I really did not know what […]
Ever See a Teal Pumpkin?
Halloween is quickly approaching and it should be a fun time for all children to enjoy! However, 1 out of 13 children deal with food allergies and Halloween only reminds these kids that they can’t indulge in the the sweet treats. Three years ago, FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education) campaigned to educate people about food allergies. […]
Here is a great article by Erika Christakis posted on EKidsNews: “What 1 expert says about play could change your child’s future” I applaud this writer for addressing this issue and opening up the eyes of many parents to the importance of play. Very young children are being pushed to be more studious. Erika put […]