As September inches closer, dread about the new school year mixes with your lofty goals of getting straight As and staying super organized, put together, and on top of everything. You buy lots of new school supplies that you hope will help you keep it together, you invest in planners (or make your own), you … Read More
'A Ball About Me', a fun first week back to school art activity. This soccer ball template invites children to respond to prompts in a personal, imaginative way using doodles, mark making, graffiti style lettering and imagery. Click on the link for me information and images
Lots of kids struggle with worries or anxiety, especially around the start of the new school year. These Worry Pets are small enough to fit in a pocket. The cuddle fabric is snuggly soft. The poly-pellets inside provide comforting sensory input and something to rub between worried fingers, and the eyes make them oh, so cute. These are not just for worriers, though! The whole family will want one.
A back-to-school penguin with some helpful words of advice for the new school year! General Tips for Starting School 1. Smile and introduce yourself to people- whether you’re sitting next to them or have seen them in more than one of your classes. Everyone likes to make new friends (even if we’re too shy to do it most of the time). 2. Find which clubs look interesting and go to their first meetings- there’s never an obligation to join, but you might meet a lot of new friends. 3. Get advice…