Cool Sites – October 3, 2012

Posted on Sep 30 2012 in Cool Sites by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Limit the Internet and Reconnect to God
3.2 Thrifty Ideas: 16 Clever Uses for Binder Clips
3.3 Preschool Through Third Grade: Dental Unit Study
3.4 Learning Fun and Family Adventures: Fall in Virginia
3.5 Cooking: National Apple Month – October

 

3.1 Christian Resources: Limit the Internet and Reconnect to God

In this short article titled, “Seven Realistic Ways to Disconnect from the Web and Optimize Your Connection with God,” you will be challenged to make some small changes in your time online. Instead, take steps to exchange that time for ways that enhance your relationship with God.

http://wp.me/p2Ef2U-1U

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3.2 Thrifty Ideas: 16 Clever Uses for Binder Clips

Here are some useful things to do with binder clips besides just fastening papers together. See if any suggestions meet a need for you.

www.treehugger.com/cleaning-organizing/16-clever-uses-binder-clips.html

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3.3 Preschool Through Third Grade: Dental Unit Study

Since October is National Dental Hygiene Month, here is a selection of free resources that help teach about dental health and reinforce good habits. Suitable for students in pre-K through third grade. Remember the sign in the dentist’s office? “Do I have to floss all my teeth? No, only the ones you want to keep.”

www.teachingheart.net/teeth.html

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3.4 Learning Fun and Family Adventures: Fall in Virginia

Consider subscribing to the Virginia Tourism newsletter for regular updates on what’s going on in our own back yards. In this edition read about the fall foliage report, corn mazes and pumpkin patches, apple picking, and more. Use the second link to subscribe.

www.virginia.org/enewsletters/Fall/Sept262012

http://www.virginia.org/TravelGuide/?t=eNews&eM=FF1&eNL=TGlink

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3.5 Cooking: National Apple Month – October

Just as many children think milk comes from grocery stores or cartons (as opposed to cows), many kids think applesauce comes from jars. Why not get the family involved in picking apples and making a batch of homemade applesauce or another simple apple treat?

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/sarahs-applesauce/

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