Free Printable Presidents’ Day File Folder Game

Free President's Day File Folder Game- Life of George Washington

Games are such a great way to learn things. That’s why I’m so excited to let you know what I’ve been up to. I’ve combined some of my interests of teaching, of researching, and of manipulating text and images on paper and I’ve have come up with some great educational file folder games. Now, I’ll admit I didn’t do this all by myself. I’ve had some amazing help from my boys. They’ve supplied me with so many great ideas and they’ve helped me a lot with game board design. I really couldn’t have done it without them.

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Lessons Learned From My Son’s First Self-Published Book

Lessons Learned from my Son's first self-published book

My son recently published his first book. The book is about chess. And not just chess in general, but on one single opening. We’ve had some people ask why he chose to write a book on one specific chess opening. I think he explains it really well in his introduction so if you want to know, just check out his introduction. We learned some things along the way that I thought I’d share with you today.

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Five Reasons You Should Be Reading Aloud This Coming Year {+printable reading log}

Reading Aloud plus printable book reading log

“Do you know what pliable means?” my mom said as she looked up from the book she was reading. We were in the middle of Pilgrim’s Progress and had reached the part where Pliable and Obstinate were trying to convince Christian to turn back from his dangerous journey.

“If something is Pliable it means it can be easily bent around– like play-dough,” my mom went on.

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