Potato chips may have been around since the 1820s, but it is thanks to a chef named George Speck that they became popular in America. George worked in a famous restaurant, and he got his name ‘Crum’ because one of the wealthy diners in his restaurant could not remember George’s last name.
February 2 is Groundhog Day! One of these days I want to go to Gobbler’s Knob in Punxatawney to hear the grand seer of seers make his prediction. But until then I will have to make do with our own celebrations in the classroom! Learn more about what we do here!
Martin Luther King Jr. day is observed on the third Monday of every January and is the perfect opportunity for our young students to understand that they have the ability to make the world a better place, no matter how small their actions. Read more to learn about a simple craft for your students.
For pre-school and kindergarten students, the most important word in the world is their name! Name recognition, matching, tracing and coloring activities fulfill two functions – they are great practice to help students learn names AND they help to develop those all important fine motor skills. Learn more and download a FREE personalized name worksheet for your students!
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