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Halloween Math Activities

Scaries And Tally Sheets In Progress Math isn’t always fun, in fact math is rarely fun, but it can be! Math activities that give kids a way to view math visually are a really inspired way to educate kids. These Halloween math activities use Scaries to promote math in a new and creative way by demonstrating simple statistics and data collection with yummy treats! […] Continue reading →

Samson and Delilah Crafts.

samson-and-delilah-crafts The website began with a passion for crafts made from cardboard tubes – toilet paper roll crafts! I love the simplicity of them – they’re basically just color, cut and paste paper crafts but using the tube as a base for the craft makes them three dimensional characters that you can use as action figures […] Continue reading →

Feeling Thankful

pumpkin-leaves-autumn The leaves are turning, temperatures are falling and it really feels like autumn here in southern Alberta.  The Canadian Thanksgiving holiday is just around the corner and autumn is one of my favourite times of the year.  Maybe it is because my birthday is in September or because of all the colourful foliage.  It could be because I […] Continue reading →

Easter Egg Cracking Tradition

Easter Egg Cracking Game Ever since I can remember, my family has taken part in a very fun Easter tradition. Every year we decorate Easter eggs and when we are done we take part in a fun little Easter egg cracking game. It’s an exciting activity that everyone enjoys, especially because you get to eat the eggs afterwards! If you’ve […] Continue reading →

Snowboarding and Skiing

Skier and Snowboarder Paper Plate Craft Skiing and snowboarding are both very popular sports in Canada, and tons of my friends are all hyped up and excited for competition season! There are tons of different ski hills that people can visit and lots of different level runs for people who are beginners, experts, or just looking for a relaxing day on the […] Continue reading →

Happy Valentine’s Day

valentinesday_PopOutPigCardHoldingCandy Today is Valentine’s Day, which means lots of chocolate, flowers, and cards.  For little kids it means LOTS of heart shaped crafts and candy!  When I was in elementary school I loved valentines day so much because we got to exchange valentines!  We decorated paper bags or little boxes the days leading up to valentines day and […] Continue reading →

The 2014 Winter Olympics

Canada Wins Gold In Hockey Celebration The 2014 Winter Olympics will start exactly one week from today; the events are being held in Sochi Russia and the preparation has been a long process! There is lots of hype about the games and I know I sure am excited! My dad and I plan to watch a lot of hockey and will definitely be […] Continue reading →

Chinese New Years

chinesenewyear_ChineseDragonPuppet Chinese New Year is celebrated on a different day each year because it is based on the Lunar year. And each year is named after an animal based on a 12 year cycle. In 2014, the year of the horse, it will be celebrated on January 31. People born in the same year are considered to […] Continue reading →

Mexico

El Arco It has been a few weeks since my mom or I have made a blog post and there is a perfect explanation for this; we were in Mexico! It was a wonderful family Christmas and a nice warm one at that, back home in Canada it is MUCH colder. We visited El Arco, which is a […] Continue reading →