Crafting with Kids for the Holidays

The holidays can be expensive and stressful as parents struggle to figure out gifts to give everyone. While children may tell you directly what they want, older relatives and friends are often not as forthcoming. Fortunately, most relatives enjoy heartfelt keepsakes and momentos much more than store bought gifts or generic gift cards. Smart and savvy parents can save a boatload … [Read more...]

Eliminating Bias in Holiday Education

When it comes to the holidays, many educators face the dilemma of exactly what to teach kids about the holiday. While teachers may have certain beliefs and traditions, teaching these in the classroom can cause controversy. The book Anti-Bias Education for Young Children and Ourselves, by Louise Derman-Sparks and Julie Olson Edwards can help teachers to understand some basic … [Read more...]