Friday, March 26, 2010

Decorating Hoodies

Crayola 10-Pack Fabric Markers (Single Box)Personalize clothing with fabric paint and home-made stencils printed from the computer. Follow THIS LINK for instructions on how to make decorate a hoody.

Although the instructions for this article are specifically for how to decorate a hoody with "graffiti" style lettering the principles are the same for any type of stenciling.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Who is Demand Studios?

Who do I work for? An article link from TIME magazine (below) describes the freelance company (Demand Studios) that I work for, and produce all these spiffy articles for.

Building the Web's Biggest, Smartest, Scariest Article Machine

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

5th Grade Math Class Bulletin Board Ideas

Photo from: Grant Cochrane
I LOVE writing about bulletin board ideas!  THIS article features ideas for  graphs, division, shapes, fractions, and how to calculate area.... yep, yep, yep, FUN STUFF!

For even more great bulletin board ideas, check out this book, which I've found to be really helpful....                         

Monday, March 8, 2010

How to Train Kids in First-Aid

Even children should have a basic understanding of first aid, and how to tend to minor scrapes. Visit THIS eHow article below for more information on how to educate students about first aid.

Every home should have a first aid kit, but I also bought an extra kit that I leave in the trunk of the car. This has been especially helpful on trips to the park, or even a trip (literally) in the parking lot.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Spiderman Bulletin Board Ideas

Spider-Man (Full Screen Special Edition)Excite students about everyday subjects such as English, Math and Science by integrating Spiderman into the classroom and bulletin board ideas. Look for Spiderman visuals at traditional big-box stores, craft and party supply stores. And don't underestimate the power of a good coloring book too when looking for inspiration. Look for Spiderman themed party supplies HERE   HERE   or HERE.