Sunday Is Father’s Day

Father’s Day, a holiday which honors fathers worldwide, is celebrated in the United States on the third Sunday of June. It originated in the United States in 1910, a few years after the country began celebrating Mother’s Day. Father’s Day became an official U.S. holiday in 1972. (Information is from  www.history.com/topics/fathers-day.) ACTIVITY (From the NIE guide,…
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Earth Day Activities Using The Newspaper

Every day is Earth Day for people who care about the environment. But for one day each year, people all over the world join forces to call attention to the beauty of the Earth and the ways in which we can protect it. Here are a number of activities to help you call attention to…
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Holiday Season Newspaper Activities

Looking for some activities to do in the classroom? Here are some ideas from the NIE Institute. The actvities cover a variety of subjects from art to social studies. ART: During the holiday season, many gifts are exchanged between friends and family. Students can use your newspaper (including advertisements and regular content) to create personal…
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Winter Word Search

December 22nd is the first day of winter!  How many words related to winter can you find in the puzzle below?  Click here to download and print the puzzle

Halloween Safety

Here are some Halloween safety tips from KidsHealth.org to keep your little ghouls and goblins safe. 1. Choose a light-colored costume or add glow-in-the-dark tape to the front and back of the costume so your kids can be easily seen. 2. Don’t buy a costume unless it’s labeled “flame-retardant.” This means the material won’t burn.…
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