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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Parents' Day is the Fourth Sunday in July

What are your plans for Parents' Day? Enjoying some time off? Relaxing by the pool? Doing some shopping? Reading a book? Whatever your plans are, take time to make wonderful memories!

Here are some fun Parents' Day freebies to make and give:

Click here to get more Parents' Day activities.

Have a great Parents' Day!
Beth, Educator Helper

Celebrating Parents' Day (July 23) with Freebies

What can you thank your parents for? Does your list go on and on...? 

It's easy to take parents for granted. Maybe your parent is the first person you turn to for answering questions or giving advice. Maybe your classroom parents are the first you turn to when you need extra supplies. Maybe you have only memories of your parents to celebrate. Sunday, July 23, is the time to thank parents and guardians for all they do. 

Pick up the Parents' Day Activities packet:

Thanks, Mom and Dad!
Beth, Educator Helper

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Freebies for Preparing to Teach "July the Fourth"

Fireworks, parties, picnics, family, and friends are synonymous with July the Fourth, but do students understand the true meaning behind the independence holiday? 

Have some fun teaching and learning with the American Revolution Timeline comic book

Then, use the blank templates to let students re-tell the story of the American Revolution:

Next, have students explore their own meanings of freedom and independence with this Fourth of July 35 Activities Packet:

Maybe you just want students to relax and enjoy the Fourth of July holiday--no stress or hard work required. Use Fourth of July 30 Coloring Handouts:

Today, more than ever, students need to articulate and express their definitions of freedom, independence, and liberty. Hopefully, these free handouts will help you and your students have a stress free, freedom filled Fourth of July holiday.

Finally, be sure to say "Thank you!" to America's armed service men and women, who keep us safe and free 24/7.

Say "Thanks" with these Veteran cards and more:

However you spend your Fourth of July, with friends, family, or alone, it's your choice because we are in America, the land of the free and the home of the brave.

Happy Fourth of July!
Beth, Educator Helper

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Conquering the "I'm bored" Summer Syndrome

Kids can't wait for the first day of summer break! Then, the "I'm bored" syndrome sets in. There's lots of fun activities to keep kids learning--without them realizing it, of course. 

First, a fun learning activity that incorporates basic math and map skills:

The full packet handouts are given, but here's the TpT storefront link, if needed, for Dog Walk Math.

Not up for walking the dog? How about reviewing your summer diet? Use the Nutrition packet to get kids thinking about their food choices during the summer:

Click here for the full packet, Nutrition Month.

There's tons of fun activities to make learning seem less tedious at Educator Helper, so stop by for some summer fun!

Have a great summer!
Educator Helper