Follow my blog with Bloglovin “Mom, this is fun!” my 9-year old daughter said as she handed me back our Mom and Me Journal. This journal gives us a beautiful way to connect through letters, and provides my daughter with an opportunity to practice her (almost forgotten) cursive handwriting. Many U.S. schools don’t teach cursive […]
Who remembers these!? For those who don’t they went by the name “cootie catcher,” “paper fortune teller,” or “chatterbox.” This Throwback Thursday, nothing says nostalgia trip quite like an Origami Fortune Teller. Re-learn how to make one and relive all the fun of days gone by… Here are a few reasons why you should create […]
In this day and age, we tend to take handwriting for granted. We think of it as effortless…almost instinctive, and as a result, we forget about handwriting’s awe-inspiring benefits. Think about it for a second: handwriting has helped us, as people, declare independence, create inspiring fictional worlds, and express (publically or privately) our personal thoughts […]
I remember sharpening my pencil for handwriting practice. Do you? I wrote line after line of letters and words in my handwriting notebook. Meanwhile, the classroom computer sat in a corner. It was almost forgotten as we completed our work. Times have changed. Many classrooms have Smart boards, iPads, and rows of computers. We have […]
Here’s a fun, free exercise for your little ones: spur their imagination and see what they draw. Then, share your kids’ art on our Facebook Page or Twitter making them into a virtual refrigerator! Download the blank version here!