We can look at books as WINDOWS and MIRRORS (and even more)… meaning when you look through a window, you are looking at something that you are NOT experiencing, something from someone else’s life or about a place you have never been to. But when you look at a mirror, you are looking at something… Read More A WINDOW looking forward to New Experiences and New Books in the New Year!!
Repost from Ms. Mueller’s blog: This month we celebrate acceptance. What does it mean to accept others? Acceptance is understanding and celebrating the ways that each person is different and unique. That means having a right to their own feelings, thoughts and opinions. When you accept people for who they are, you let go of your want to… Read More In January, We Show how Communities are Accepting!
This time of year is always so beautiful with the lights of the holiday season, and the gentle snow falling from the sky, and the beauty of the Rockefeller Center Tree in New York City! No matter what holiday you celebrate, it is always beautiful to see! The tradition of the Rockefeller Tree began about… Read More There are SNOW Stories Like These!
During the cold winter seasons, each culture has their own way to spread light and bring smiles (and sometimes even gifts) to people’s faces. Well, think about that when you are lighting your Menorah, or your Christmas Tree, or your Diyas – or maybe when you go to church or synagogue or just in your… Read More Be the LIGHT this holiday season!
December is the month we focus on feeling “RESILIENT“. What does RESILIENCE mean? RESILIENCE means to be able to bounce back when something is tough, even if it is hard! It also means that we are strong on the inside!! Ms. Mueller taught us that some ways to show being RESILIENT and bouncing back might… Read More In December, we show how Communities are Resilient!
There are so many different favorite traditions this time of year – and so we are grateful for traditions, recipes, people in our lives, not only for Thanksgiving but each and every day can we show gratitude!! If you are curious to learn more about cultures and their traditions, or languages and how people communicate,… Read More What are you GRATEFUL for this season?
We look at one of many traditions for Thanksgiving is to watch the Macy’s Day Parade and see all of the amazing balloons and floats! We will be reading a Biography of Tony Sarg; a biography is a TRUE Nonfiction Story about someone’s life, and many times in a biography you might see a timeline.… Read More Let’s make history this year with the Thanksgiving Macy’s Day Parade!
Friday, November 13th is World Kindness Day! This week let’s all do at least one Random Act of Kindness to show how much we care about someone. Pick someone you know, pick someone you kind of know, or pick someone you don’t know – but find a way to deliver someone some sunshine! One way… Read More Sunshine for World KINDNESS Day on Friday 11/13! Everyday can be World Kindness Day!