This has some great tips on natural consequences for kids undesirable actions. Love the idea of natural consequences. Hate her idea of sending a kid to another room when acting like a brat, but she has other good stuff to say.
For those of you who have kids starting kindergarten next year. Starting in Kindergarten, put the child's graduation year on a large tshirt. Take a picture each year with same shirt to watch the child grow into the shirt. Display at graduation party!
Cover your trampoline springs with pool noodles. I was pinched in springs so often when I was a kid. This is safe and looks awesome. Now I just need a house with a garden to put my pool-noodled trampoline in.
Balloon Rockets - I've done this in several science camps I've conducted. Kids have fun with it. But, when the balloon deflates it may fall off the straw because it's surface area changes - another good thing to show and explain to kids.
King School Library - Links to Multiple Free Typing Games (Keyboard Practice) - Check out out these typing tutorials and games to practice your own typing skills. Practice, practice, practice, and maybe someday you'll type as fast as I do.
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