7 Fascinating and Cool Campfire Facts for Kids
Campfires are the highlight of every summer camp experience and the glow of a warm fire provides the perfect opportunity for kids to enjoy time-honored traditions such as roasting marshmallows and telling ghost stories. Along with the traditional campfire stories, lessons can be learned about science and history that take on new meaning when they are taught outdoors. This season, arm your little camper with a few fascinating facts about campfires that they can share with their fellow camp friends.2016 Summer Camp Checklist
So, it’s off to sleepaway camp for your youngster, and the only mountain left to climb is… packing. Most camps will provide a list of what items to bring as well as what not to bring, giving you a good starting point. Try to keep things as simple as possible; the more your camper brings, the more there is to keep track of amid the hodgepodge of multiple kids’ clothing and paraphernalia.How to Help Your Teen Know the Difference Between Good Stress and Bad Stress?
It’s summer time, and at my home, barbequing is synonymous with summer time fun. Just writing this post is making me want to “Throw Another Shrimp on the Barbie”. Last weekend I woke up to a slight odor in our kitchen, luckily I remembered that I forgot to turn off the barbeque, which happens to be on our patio right outside the kitchen, the night before.Guardians of the Galaxy at Disney’s California Adventure – Another Fantasy Studio’s Take
“Disneyland will never be complete, as long as there is imagination left in the world.” -Walt Disney “Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!” will take its place as a replacement for the “Twilight Zone Tower of Terror” at Disney’s California Adventure park. The new attraction will open up during the summer of 2017, while the former will close down in early 2017.How to Teach Children Public Speaking
When it comes to surveys that identifies what our greatest fears are, public speaking frequently top these lists. According to an article published by The Washington Post, more than 25% of Americans surveyed fear public speaking, making it the number 1 fear of all Americans (see article titled America’s top fears: Public speaking, heights and bugs, published by the Washington Post on 30 October, 2014). Delivering a speech in public is more fearful than heights, bugs, snakes, and drowning!Those Who Hurt Are Hurting!
Human behavior is driven by emotion. Those who act in hurtful ways are usually hurting themselves in some way. When you cross paths with rude hurtful people do you add to their pain or try to somehow fix it?Books to Encourage Children to Read
In a recent official review of a children’s book, the reviewer commended good stories that are ‘just plain old fun without any lessons or educational merit.’ Then after conceding that more formal books have their place, the reviewer expressed the view that ‘it’s great for kids to just sit back and enjoy reading.’ This is a view that many teachers would endorse. Reading is such an essentially fundamental skill that its acquisition must take precedence until it is well accomplished. To this end, the reviewer concluded of the book in question that it had succeeded in its purpose ‘to entertain and make children fall in love with reading.’