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Get Better Grades: 10 Tips for Test Prep

10 Tips for Test Prep

Test prep and taking comes naturally to some folks – they just seem to know what to study (and what to not study), they don’t get flustered by tricky questions and they seem to just sail through exams with out anxiety

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Puzzled – A Photo Essay

Photo Essay

Just a quick follow-up to last week’s Photo Essay post. Here’s the finished project of our family’s photo essay: It was a really easy and fun project.  We got everyone involved.  Patrick loves puzzles and had just started working on

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To The Moon…

Writing Prompt - What would life be like on the space station?

July 29th is To The Moon day, in honor of the founding of NASA in 1958. Here’s a creative writing prompt to get your kids thinking about outer space.

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Photo Essay Project

Photo Essay Project

The end of July is hot in San Antonio.  By now, most parents are in a frenzied search for things to keep their kids occupied.  Thoughts about developing new skills or sharpening existing skills have gone out the door, in

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Building Community through Volunteering

Need ideas for getting your kids involved in the community?  Here are a few volunteering opportunities broken down by age group. Elementary School Walk animals at a no-kill shelter Sort food at the local food bank Help wash, fold and sort

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Do I need a bath? Writing Prompt

Writing Prompt - 7 Signs I Need a Bath
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Washer Necklaces

Washer Necklaces

Here’s a fun lazy-day craft to do with your kids. What you will need: Washers (any size will work) Scrapbook paper
 or fabric Exacto knife Craft glue or super glue Modge Podge or other glossy top coat Nail file Hemp

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Polyjuice Potion Writing Prompt

If you had Polyjuice Potion that was good for one day...
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Ever tried writing about a trashcan?

Writing prompt, writing, creative writing, English
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Want to build a set of lungs?

Science Experiment, Science Fair, STEM, Anatomy
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