24 days of Elf on a Shelf with Try It Kids…

By S. Standish Please email or comment if you have some amazing elf on a shelf ideas!!!! His name is Stanley (after Flat Stanley, a character in a book that my son was obsessed with at the time). He is our special mischievous Elf that comes every December 1st. He leaves every night to go … Continue reading 24 days of Elf on a Shelf with Try It Kids…

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Over 70 Awesome Things To Do With Your Family This Christmas…:)

By S. Standish I have given you a LOT of options to use and create your own bucket list with your family. Half the fun is creating the list as a family and posting it somewhere to easily check on and use to plan festive fun. I use fun scrapbook paper and make hot chocolate, … Continue reading Over 70 Awesome Things To Do With Your Family This Christmas…:)

Ontario Places We Love to Visit

By S. Standish & G. Lewis This is a work in progress....please be patient as we are aiming to have Ontario and New York State done for Spring 2018. Ontario Places: NIAGARA REGION: Safari Niagara - Stevensville, ON (close to Niagara Falls) Thank you for being a partner of our annual Try It Kids-Athlon! Time … Continue reading Ontario Places We Love to Visit

KidFoody Tried and Loved: Butternut Squash Alfredo with Broccoli — Super Healthy Kids

Butternut Squash Alfredo with rigatoni pasta and broccoli! This meal will win any kid over and it’s perfect for fall! The Beauty of Butternut You should always have a few pasta recipes up your sleeve and this one is jam packed with veggies! First of all, lets talk about the amazing color of this sauce!… via … Continue reading KidFoody Tried and Loved: Butternut Squash Alfredo with Broccoli — Super Healthy Kids

KidSmarty – Saying Hello Around the World!

By S. Standish Be Ready for World Hello Day (November 21)!!!!! In North America, most of us greet each other by saying Hello. Do you ever hear other people talking in other languages and wonder how they greet each other? Fun Fact - There are more than 7000 languages and more than 7 billion people. If an … Continue reading KidSmarty – Saying Hello Around the World!

Baseball Lesson Plan

By G. Lewis   By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: •   Demonstrate hand-eye coordination in movement with over/under hand throw at a specific target. •   apply a variety of simple tactics to increase their chances of success while participating in striking and fielding baseball activities       Equipment Bean … Continue reading Baseball Lesson Plan

Winter Blahs Dance Party

Get ready to get down! You need a playlist, good speakers, props (if needed, see disco ball below!!!) and happy feet. 1. Try It Kids - Friendly. Make sure the music matches the intended mood, doesn't cause awkward slow dancing or has inappropriate lyrics/meanings. 2. Fun is probably what you are going for!! Awesome music that is great … Continue reading Winter Blahs Dance Party

KidSporty Hockey Lesson

By G. Lewis KidSporty Intermediate (6-8 year olds):  Hockey Weeks 1 and 2   By the end of this lesson, students will be able to: •   demonstrate persistence while engaged in stick handling and passing activities that require the use of both large and small muscles •   formulate simple strategies, such as keep eyes on … Continue reading KidSporty Hockey Lesson

Back To School – Lunch Planner

By S. Standish It is hard having kids.....period. School lunches are the bane of my existence some mornings. I made a quick menu plan to help myself (and the kids) stay on track and thereby not wasting time on figuring out what to pack in their awesome lunch bags (ROOTS @ Costco)!! Snack Ideas: Muffins … Continue reading Back To School – Lunch Planner