Happy new year

Happy new year everybody! Our batteries have been recharged during the holidays, and we’re ready again for a fresh start of the year. We wish you all the best in the coming year!  

Childrens’ anger management

Anger, a traditional emotion, can transform in to something painful and ugly. First thoughts of anger issues may bring about images of a couple fighting, a parent abusing a child, a teenager lashing out at a teacher or a parent. Seldom will images of annoyed kids come to mind. Regrettably kids, at young ages, must […]

Christmas worksheets and crafts

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! And we have filled our Christmas pages with lots of worksheets, printables, crafts ideas and more. So go and have a look at these pages to find some inspiration on the Christmas theme: The Christmas crafts page is filled with creative ideas to make your own Christmas trees, bells, stars, […]

All-day kindergarten in Canada

In February of this year, British Columbia’s education minister Shirley Bond announced that her ministry would investigate the cost and feasibility of offering all-day kindergarten.  At this moment in B.C., all-day kindergarten is only available for aboriginal, ESL and special-needs children. The plan would mean that full day kindergarten would be available to all five-year-olds by September 2009 and […]

Obama and McCain on education

Coming Tuesday is election day in the US, I don’t think anyone failed to notice that.  Both Obama and McCain are mainly focussing on the financial crisis and the war in Iraq. These are also what most voters claim to be the most important issues facing the US at the moment. With the campaigns hardening, […]

Halloween and autumn ideas

It’s that time of year, autumn is here again: The leaves come falling down and Halloween is also around the corner! This is just a short reminder that our autumn and Halloween pages are filled with fun stuff to do during this time of year. So if you want lesson suggestions or just some general […]

Preschool learning activities

It is important for those who work with preschoolers to choose a preschool learning activity carefully. Teaching preschoolers is a rewarding experience and young children are like pliable putty in their preschool teacher’s hands. Those who teach children, especially preschoolers, experience one of the finest joys that life has to offer. If you have ever […]