Browsing Archive: March, 2012

Incorporating Cultural Traditions into Your Easter Celebration

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, March 14, 2012,
My mother is Polish/Irish from Greenpoint Brooklyn, and my father is mestizo Filipino/Spanish from Cavite City in the Philippines, so my sisters and I have a unique cultural background. Growing up, one of my favorite holidays to celebrate was Easter. After attending mass in our parish, we'd drive to my uncle's apartment in Greenpoint Brooklyn, a neighborhood sometimes called "Little Poland" due to it's large Polish community, where my aunt prepared a Polish feast. We all looked forward ...
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How To Set-up an Arts and Crafts Area for Your Child

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Wednesday, March 7, 2012,


 

One of the ways that you can nurture creativity is by providing a creative outlet for your child. While arts and crafts are not the only way for your child to exercise creative expression, it is one of the most popular techniques. Young children are less comfortable and less capable of expressing themselves verbally.

Time spent drawing, coloring, and cutting also helps to develop fine motor skills. You will find that working on arts and crafts projects are a large part of pre-school ...


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Preparing for the Annual Science Fair Steps to Take Now to Avoid Stress Later

Posted by Cindy Dwyer on Wednesday, March 7, 2012,



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It's that time of the year: The annual school Science Fair. If you plan for the event in advance, there's no need to become overwhelmed or have feelings of stress. While you shouldn't be doing the project for your child, you can teach time management skills by helping him stick to a schedule. A good Science Fair project takes about six weeks of preparation.

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March Web Ideas

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Sunday, March 4, 2012,

http://www.history.com/topics/st-patricks-day 

 

Visit the history channel to research the significance of St. patrick's day and how people celebrate this holiday across the country and around the world. Did you know that the Chicago River is died green for this special day? According to the history channel "The practice started in 1962, when city pollution-control workers used dyes to trace illegal sewage discharges and realized that the green dye might provide a unique way to celebra...


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Spring Events at the Long Island Aquarium

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Sunday, March 4, 2012,

Egg-Streme Adventure! 8th Annual Penguin Egg Hunt & Family Brunch
Saturday, April 7, 2012
10:00am to 1:00pm (Included in Aquarium Admission)
Share the egg-citement at our Penguin Egg Hunt, which offers plenty of great prizes, including a free birthday party, Family Fun Center vouchers, Tour Boat tickets, and rides on both on Discovery Tower and Submarine Simulator!  >   

Family Brunch
10:00am Seating or 11:45am Seating   
For added family fun, don't forget to include a reserv...

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Brooklyn Museum's March Teacher Leadership Program Events

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Thursday, March 1, 2012,
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Calling All Young Scientists

Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Thursday, March 1, 2012,
The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is searching middle schools nationwide to find America's 2012 Top Young Scientist.
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Do your students have what it takes?


Encourage your students in grades 5-8 to enter by submitting a
1-2 minute video describing a new innovation or solution that could solve or impact an everyday problem. Ten finalists will compete for the grand prize of $25,000, as well as a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Costa Rica with Discovery Student Adventures.

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