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Make Your Own Halloween Pencil Holders

Halloween is almost here and so is the promise of candy and spooky costumes 🙂 Today I am participating in an exciting blog hop with some of my fellow Canadian teacher-authors. All you have to do is sit back, grab a cup of coffee (or tea, if you are like me), and then have fun reading our tips and tricks, downloading our freebies, and finally Read More

Clip Art World! – A new collection & a new freebie

Hello everyone! I am so excited with the new clip art collection I have been working on in the last week. After a long period of time without creating any clip art, the inspiration came back and I have been busy! My new darlings are rag dolls! I have a very soft spot for rag dolls. My favourite doll when I was growing up was Read More

Are we done yet? – Time Management Strips

How many times have you heard this question when working with young children? Particularly, if you work in a small group setting like I do as a tutor, this question is quite common. It doesn’t matter how much fun the children are having. Or how much work they are actually doing. It doesn’t even matter if they have just started the session. As soon as Read More

Once Upon a Game – “Stonemason and Carpenter”

Today’s game is one that I often played in my childhood. As I planned this post I fondly recalled a sunny afternoon, sitting in our front yard with a neighbour girl and moving the pieces one by one 🙂 The traditional name of this game is “Pedreiro e Carpinteiro” that translates into “Stonemason and Carpenter”. I believe the game owes its name to the fact Read More

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