Cool Sites – October 10, 2012

Posted on Oct 7 2012 in Cool Sites by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Clergy Appreciation Month – October
3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Cleaning and Home Repairs
3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Twelve Play Dough Activities
3.4 Cooking: Produce in Season Charts
3.5 Fun: Fall Family Fun
3.6 Geography: Free D.C. United Soccer Geography Packet

 

3.1 Christian Resources: Clergy Appreciation Month – October

Show your appreciation to a godly pastor and family with special efforts during Clergy Appreciation Month. Find free resources here with ideas from Focus on the Family.

www.thrivingpastor.org/cam

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3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Cleaning and Home Repairs

This website has a selection of drop down menus from the banner with a large variety of home cleaning and repair tips. See the site for garden tips too.

http://cleaningandhomerepairs.weebly.com/cleaning-tips.html

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3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Twelve Play Dough Activities

If rolling play dough into snakes has gotten a bit old, see this list with photos for new ideas.

http://kidsactivitiesblog.com/play-with-play-doh

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3.4 Cooking: Produce in Season Charts

Use these charts of fruits, vegetables, and herbs for home reference or for home economics lessons to see what produce you are likely to find least expensive in the local farmers’ markets or grocery store.

http://media.thereadystore.com/mktg/blog/produce-season-cheat-sheet.pdf

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3.5 Fun: Fall Family Fun

Choose from a large selection of indoor and outdoor fall activities. Note: there are a few Halloween-related activities here; HEAV encourages parents to choose activities that are right for their family.

http://kidsactivitiesblog.com/50-activities-for-autumn

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3.6 Geography: Free D.C. United Soccer Geography Packet

D.C. United Soccer Geography is a free download that contains lesson plans, desk maps, and background information about Major League Soccer. These reproducible materials are developed for grades four through eight. They contain a teacher’s guide, answer key, reference pages, and extra-credit activities. Materials cover social studies curriculum, following the five themes of geography. Lesson plans feature both U.S. and world geography, ranging from Washington, D.C. and numerous U.S. cities, to Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Croatia and Serbia, Honduras, and Ghana. There are sports math lessons too.

Teachers (including homeschool parents) can see updates and new information at the website all year; register at the first link to get updates and special offers by e-mail. Register for this event and download the soccer packet at the second link.

www.sportinggeography.org/register.html

http://www.soccergeography.org/Register.php

 

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