Birthday Gifts for Kids You Don’t Know :S

By S. Standish We have all been there.....the invites in the school bag to parties of kids we have never even heard of, but are currently your child's bff and they have to go with the coolest/bestest(a word in our family dictionary) present of all time. We try not to do trendy toys or gender-specific, … Continue reading Birthday Gifts for Kids You Don’t Know :S

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Over 70 Things to Do on Snow Days

By S. Standish  We have a cold snap this year, and topping it off with sicknesses, we seem to be housebound quite a few days. Here is a great list that can give you some ideas of what you can do with your kidlets on those snow days that will help break up the long … Continue reading Over 70 Things to Do on Snow Days

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

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

Rocking the Summer: Fun Tips/Recipes/Games

By S. Standish Fun Food Tips Helpful Ideas: a. Destemming strawberries, starting at the pointed bottom of the strawberry, push a drinking straw up into the centre.  This takes the stem and leaves off. If the aim is a bit off and the straw goes askew, keep trying to remove any pieces that are left. b. … Continue reading Rocking the Summer: Fun Tips/Recipes/Games

80 Things to Do in Summer when Kids say “There’s NOTHING to do!!”

By S. Standish - Teacher, Mother of 3 Crazy Fabulous Boys, Entrepreneur and NEW Blogger! Here is a good list of things that you can present, when you get the infamous roll of the eyes and, "There's nothing to do!" Water Balloon Baseball - water balloons and kids foam bats…..tons of giggles and wet clothes. … Continue reading 80 Things to Do in Summer when Kids say “There’s NOTHING to do!!”

Top 10 Sports for your Kids to Play this Summer

The best sports for kids are fun to learn and play, teach about teamwork and responsibility and help keep kids in shape. In no particular order, these are the most requested kid programming sports. Ball Hockey - Try it with rollerblades! Flag Football - Non-physical version of football, perfect for lil' NFL/CFL fans! Beach Volleyball … Continue reading Top 10 Sports for your Kids to Play this Summer

Beginner Football Games – Geared to Newbies/Young Children

Football is a hard sport to get some children into. Here are some games that will hopefully help with interest levels.....:) Any type of game encourage kids’ play with a football theme. The following are three kid-tested games to play with kids at school, during recess or on the home field prepping for  Super Bowl Sunday. Let us … Continue reading Beginner Football Games – Geared to Newbies/Young Children