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Friday, June 26, 2015

Celebrating Freedom and Independence

Can't make it to the fireworks show this year? Here are some great celebrations of freedom that will have you "oohing" and "ahhing" as if you were there!

First, Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah, Texas, on the Gulf Coast: 



Now, for a bigger display! The Walt Disney World Wishes Fireworks:







Let's end where our nation began--Washington, D.C. and the city's Fourth of July celebration:


Wherever you are, whatever you are doing, take time to reflect on our nation's history and independence. 

As we celebrate July the Fourth, may God bless our soldiers who defend our democracy and freedom!

Happy Fourth of July!
Beth, Educator Helper







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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Moo! Dairy Month is Upon Us

A field trip to a dairy farm may not be on your agenda, but you and your students can still celebrate dairy month. Lots of students never think about where our pasteurized milk comes from and the process used to get it to drinking stage. Use Dairy Month to engage and inform students about dairy products. You and your students can take a virtual field trip to a dairy farm by clicking here or view a modern day dairy farm's machinery at this link. Have a glass of milk and watch:

                                            Who's Got Milk? A Day at the Dairy Farm 

What's your favorite dairy product? Ice cream, milkshakes, or a tall glass of cold milk? How many products can you name that contain dairy goods? Do you have a favorite cow story? Have you been to a dairy farm? Do you have a cow on your farm? How about having a dairy pen pal? Click here to learn about how to get a dairy pen pal and to take the dairy challenge. Help students celebrate Dairy Month learn about dairy products with some of the free, fun activities below:


















Hope you and your students enjoy Dairy Month!
Beth,

Educator Helper