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Grandparents Book

We love our grandmas! I’m so glad my children have gotten the chance to know both grandmothers so well. By the time my oldest was only six months old, my father passed away; my husband’s father was already gone before we had even started dating. Still, I want my children to know the kind of men their grandfathers were — men who wanted to

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The Story of Ferdinand

One of our favorite books (and probably one of yours too) is The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf, illustrated by Robert Lawson. In the story, a little bull in Spain loves to sit under a tree and smell the flowers while all the other young bulls fight and butt each other.  When they all are grown, the other bulls dream of fighting in

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Color Your World – Interactive Coloring Pages

From hallways to walls of a play room, there are many places we do not want our children to color on. Because coloring can be such a fun and creative activity for many children, providing them a place to do so online can help them express themselves (and save your walls!). Kidopo is an online coloring application that allows children to color online books.

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Let’s Take a Trip – Virtual Field Trips for Kids

Even though school is out, summer is the perfect time for students take a field trip. What if you could go on a trip without ever leaving the house? The Utah Education Network, consisting of public education partners, local school districts and libraries, aims to create educational opportunities for those in the community. To enhance these opportunities, they have created a site with Virtual

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Express Yourself with Disney Create!

Disney characters that are recognizable to children can help them become more comfortable when learning new things or trying new activities. Because children can relate to these characters that they see so often on television and in the movies, they are more likely to open up their minds and express their creativity in their work. Disney Create is a great interactive site that is

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Spell It Out! – 4 Fun Spelling Games for Students

Over the summer, students sometimes can’t seem to find time to pick up a book or keep up with their summer reads. There are plenty of fun games that can help students improve and keep up. Spelling is often tied into reading lessons, so if it is presented in a fun matter, students will have no problem keeping up with these skills over the

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Train Your Brain with Fit Brains!

In the summer months, students usually have a lot more free time than they do during the school year. Exercise is a great activity that they can do to pass the time and build a healthy lifestyle. Not only can they exercise their bodies, but now they can exercise their brains, too! Fit Brains is a website full of free games that are dedicated

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