15 Books to Help Children Understand Food Allergies

Food allergies, especially in children, are very common. Some statistics say that there are two children in every classroom with food allergies accounting for 5% of all children. Many of the schools I have been in have policies regarding nuts, latex and more. In today’s world children need to be educated about this life threatening […]

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Free Printable Playdough Mats for Play and Learning

I made these mats for little ones to have some guided learning with teachers and caregivers along with free play by themselves. The playdough mats are easy to print out and they can either be laminated or slipped into a plastic page protector sleeve. I like putting them in a page protector and storing them […]

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Kohl Children’s Museum Brings Innovative & Impactful POP-UP Museum to Lake County Illinois

We have so many extraordinary things for families to do together in Illinois. One of those is the Kohl Children Museum. In recognition for its outstanding exhibits and impact on Chicagoland families, Kohl Children’s Museum was recently named one of the country’s Ten Best Children’s Museums by Parents Magazine. That is an incredible accomplishment!! I […]

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Fractions Bowling Game with Free Printable – Teaching Beginning Fractions

I was doing a long term substitute job for a first grade class and had to teach the students their first introduction to fractions. I was planning math activities for their stations that day and thought that bowling would be a fun way to teach them the concepts that they needed to learn in order […]

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