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Happy (Belated) Halloween

Happy (Belated) Halloween

Pin It Sandy may have knocked out our lights but she can’t dampen our Halloween spirits! We went trick or treating with Mulan, Mushu (he’s his sister’s accessory until he can express a preference), and a “man-eating shark” (shown here in his Roman gladiator costume). Blogging will be light until I have power, heat, and hot water…but I wanted to say “Happy Halloween” and “Feliz Dia de Los Muertos!” Hope you are all safe and dry! … Read entire article »

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Websites For Teaching Children About Hurricanes

Websites For Teaching Children About Hurricanes

Pin It I’m waiting until the storm passes to discuss Hurricane Irene in more depth with my children–my daughter was obsessing about tornadoes months ago and I wanted her to get some sleep tonight! If we still have power, I plan on using some of these websites to help my children learn a little about hurricanes: Weather Wiz Kids: Hurricanes: Excellent graphics showing storm surges, how hurricanes form, and more. Experiments, including showing how cahnges in temperature … Read entire article »

Filed under: 5-6 (Kindergarten), 6-8 (Early Elementary), 9-11 (Elementary), Featured, Science, Weather

4 Picture Books About Hurricanes #Irene

4 Picture Books About Hurricanes #Irene

Here are some Picture Books About Hurricanes for kids. I didn’t have the foresight to check these out of the library this week before Irene shut everything down. So, the descriptions are from the publisher. I will update this post once we’ve had a chance to read these Hurricane books for kids. Pin It Hurricane by David Wiesner: The morning after a hurricane, two brothers find an uprooted tree which becomes a magical place, transporting them on … Read entire article »

Filed under: 5-6 (Kindergartners), 6-8 (Early Elementary), Featured, Science, Weather