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Amanda Boyarshinov
Waking up every day to be the best person I can be.
Waking up every day to be the best person I can be.

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Exploring Asian Art: Dragon Vase Painting Project for Kids
Connect Multicultural literature, hands-on projects, and an adventure in your community with this Asian Art inspired dragon painting for kids.

#weneeddiversebooks #dragonvase #kidsproject

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How do you teach the letters of the alphabet?

Learning the letter names is a fundamental step in early learning.  Identifies uppercase and lowercase letter names is a learning standard for many preschool and kindergarten programs. We’ve asked some of the best parents and teachers around to answer the question: how do you teach the letters of the alphabet?
#Alphabet #reading #preschool #100LearningGames

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Fill your game closet with some of the best games for kids!
In honor of our book launch for 100 FUN & EASY LEARNING GAMES FOR KIDS: TEACH READING, WRITING, MATH, and MORE this week, we have partnered with Hasbro to offer you a give-away of 5 games for kids!   Search #100LearningGames to follow along with all of our book fun on social media!

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Kindergarten has gone by fast. Now is the time to start thinking about writing your child’s first grade teacher request letter.
#placementletter #kindergarten #parenting  

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Growing Romaine Lettuce from Kitchen Scraps
Let's get our kids learning and growing, not just today, EVERYDAY!!!! Try this easy way to grow Romain lettuce in your windowsill.  It's an easy science experiment for kids!
#gardening #gardningwithkids #grow  

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Let’s Make Rain: A Pre-writing Activity for Preschool

Try this easy pre-writing activity with toddlers and preschoolers today. The down strokes are great for strengthening fine motor skills and help children get ready for writing letters like l, b, and t.
#preschool #Writing #ECE  

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It's no secret that I like to keep my kids engaged and learning after school and that getting (and keeping) my daughter excited about math, science, engineering and technology is a BIG family priority.  When I first heard about this new learning adventure, I couldn't wait to try it.  Now that I have, I have nothing but GOOD THINGS TO SAY about it.  In fact, if you have any hopes or desires to add in a little space to your learning plans this year, I urge you to hop over and print out your copy of the Rockwell Adventures Solar System Expedition book RIGHT NOW!  (You can order it spiral bound delivered to your door too, but I couldn't wait that long!)
#STEM #Space #Science #kidsactivity  

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10 Tips for Getting Picky Eaters to Try New Foods
I'm on a mission to get my kids eating healthier and try new foods.  Thanks to Angel Soft® for sponsoring this conversation. Getting  picky eaters to try new foods is no easy task.

I add vegetables to smoothies.
I bake muffins with veggies.
We even add shredded vegetables to lasagna!

But, it's not enough.   We still struggle every day to maintain the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables.

 Thankfully, I've got a great group of mom friends who were willing to share their take on getting picky eaters to try new foods.


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