Now is the time of year to focus more than ever on gratitude. Help your little ones keep a record of the things that they're grateful for with this little thankful journal from schooltimesnippets.blogspot.com. Visit their site for the free download.
This is a really fun way to practice spelling or sight words, from deceptivelyeducational.blogspot.com. Using 5 of their free printouts, either laminate the page or put it in a sheet protector. With designated numbers for 5 spelling words, each time you roll a number, you write the corresponding word in the bushel, with a dry erase marker. Each time you land on a worm, you have to erase a word. Great practice while making it fun! For the printouts and full instructions, visit their site.
Here's a fun idea from pleasantestthing.com. Put several cut stickers into a brown paper bag. Reach in the bag, pull out some stickers, place them on paper and use those stickers as a prompt for story writing.
In this digital world we live in today, let's not forgot about the art of writing postcards. While traveling this summer, print off some of these blank postcards from blog.melissaanddoug.com for your child to send summer greetings to friends and family.