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Alphamania Sale!

Give your preschoolers and kindergartners a head start this summer in preparation for the upcoming school year. Learning the alphabet has never been so much fun! Purchase Alphamania: An Alphabet Resource for Teachers and Parents now for only $1.99 at http://smashwords.com/books/view/122048 . Use coupon code ZM64G at checkout.

It’s Time for Leaf Art!

Now is the perfect time for studying the letter “L” and creating lovely leaf creations that make wonderful gifts. Get started by taking the class outside for some fall leaf collecting. Search for vibrant colors and leaves that have few blemishes. Each child should gather about a dozen or so different leaves. Activity One – … Continue reading

Half Price Sale on Alphamania!

Alphamania: An Alphabet Resource for Teachers and Parents is available at 1/2 price during a special Smashwords promotion for the month of July 2012. Get hundreds of ideas for teaching every letter of the alphabet to your preschool and kindergarten children. Go to http://smashwords.com/books/view/122048 and use code SSW50 for your discounted book.

Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers – Get Your FREE copy of Alphamania to Celebrate Summer!

This is a re-post for those unlucky folks who missed it the other day. Jump start the 2012-2013 school year with a FREE e-copy of Alphamania: An Alphabet Resource for Teachers and Parents. Visit http://smashwords.com/books/view/122048 and used code BL56H for your complimentary book. An essential resource for preschool and kindergarten teachers, as well as parents … Continue reading

Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers – Celebrate Summer with a FREE copy of Alphamania!

Jump start the 2012-2013 school year with a FREE e-copy of Alphamania: An Alphabet Resource for Teachers and Parents. Visit http://smashwords.com/books/view/122048 and used code BL56H for your complimentary book. An essential resource for preschool and kindergarten teachers, as well as parents who choose to homeschool, Alphamania offers hundreds of suggestions for activities for each letter of … Continue reading

Alphabet Activities – T is for Totem Pole

A great way for children to demonstrate their family ties is to make a family totem pole for the letter T. Totem poles have a long history in the Pacific Northwest of North America. Native tribes carved figures in large Western Red Cedar trees to represent their clan lineage. Materials: ~ at least 5 family … Continue reading

An Alphabet Craft for the Letter S – Squashy Putty

S is for Squashy Putty Squashy Putty (a homemade version of Silly Putty) is a lot of fun to make and use while studying the letter S (or P). It is very inexpensive and the children (as well as adults) love it. To make homemade squashy putty you need: A medium size bowl white glue liquid starch (in … Continue reading

Share the Love – V is for Valentine’s Day 1/2 off Sale!

V is for Valentine’s Day! To celebrate the season of love, I thought I’d share a little myself by offering  Alphamania: An Alphabet Resource for Teachers and Parents at 1/2 price through February 14, 2012.  To get your copy for only $5.99  $3.00 go to http://smashwords.com/books/view/122048 and use code I’d love your feedback on the … Continue reading

M is for Mardi Gras Masks

Clip art copyrighted by Bobbie Peachey – http://webclipart.about.com On February 21, 2012, many cities throughout the United States and elsewhere around the world will celebrate Mardi Gras. Literally translated as “Fat Tuesday,” it is a time of celebration, parades and food before the religious fasting season of Lent.  Introduce the holiday to your students and make … Continue reading