Since it is the end of the year, I took some time to go through old photos from my teaching career. One of my favorite events of the year was our three day- two night trip to Camp Thunderbird. In honor of all of those wonderful memories, I present to you today the writing prompt... … Continue reading Gone Camping – Writing Prompt
Good morning, friends! Several people have asked for a list of Fire Safety Books and while I could go on and on and on (literally), here are twenty books that I would recommend reading! ENJOY! Arthur’s Fire Drill By: Marc Brown Dial 9-1-1! By: Charles Ghigna Fire Drill … Continue reading Maria’s List of Fire Safety Books
Children's author/illustrator, Nick Bruel, is at it again with a new creation BAD KITTY: WASH YOUR PAWS. Learn about germs, viruses, and hand washing skills with your favorite terrible feline! Hope you enjoy your morning with Bad Kitty! Happy Monday! Stay safe! Be well! And... wash your paws!
Hi Kannapolis Parks & Rec. Friends - I sure did enjoy being with you for Story Time this morning! I hope you enjoyed the learning about fire safety with my friends, Pete & Daisy, and making an origami Daisy Dog. I wanted to share a few things with you and I hope you'll share them … Continue reading Story Time with Kannapolis Parks & Rec.: What Should Daisy Do
There are all sorts of versions of Wheels On the Bus... What's your favorite? Bet you can't guess mine! That's it! You've got it! It's WHEELS ON THE FIRE TRUCK! This is my version below. Vs. 1 The wheels on the fire truck go round and round, round and round, round and round, The wheels … Continue reading Wheels On The Fire Truck
When incorporating enrichment into your daily school lives, don't forget ti make time for health/safety in your enrichment periods. Thr US Fire Administration recently share their fire safety coloring voom on their social media platforms making it easy to download. Does your kid love fire trucks? Does your child love to color or do fun … Continue reading USFA Coloring Book
It has been beautiful weather and I've see lots of families out walking and biking while maintaining social distancing. Physical activity is a terrific idea to do during this stressful time. Not only is it great for your muscles and heart, it releases stress and improves mood. If you and your family are going to … Continue reading Stay Safe with These Bicycle Safety Tips
The American Red Cross has a new slogan just in time for Valentine's Day week! Show the ones you love just how much you value their safety by checking their smoke alarms, changing batteries if needed, and making sure they have alarms installed on every level of their home and in all sleeping areas. Smoke … Continue reading You Make My Heart Go Beep! Beep! Beep!
Whew! What a busy spring this is turning out to be! Hope you are enjoying the warmer weather, the blooming flowers and trees and all the activities that come with being outside once again. … Continue reading Greater Cabarrus Reading Assocation (GCRA) Mini-Conference 4/1/17
Spring is here and the weather is getting warmer. For our area of North Carolina, Spring break is just around the corner. When you are out and about, make sure your family is following sun safety tips: SLIP on a t-shirt that will keep shoulders covered. SLOP on sunscreen. (min. SPF 30 with high/broad-spectrum UVA … Continue reading Sun Safety Information