Back to School Resources for Parents

Resources for Parents for Back to School Success!  

As a teacher and Mom of 3 kids I've experienced the first day of school from both sides for over 20 years.  Confession... it's my favorite time of the school year!  All the excitement of getting ready with your classroom for your new students can be so much fun and a whole lot of work.  

Back to School Resources for Parents 

Here's a collection of Back to School resources from the Educators' Spin On it to help you prepare your family for a successful school year.  From Back to School Books to Help Packing School Lunches and Snacks we've got you covered!  Plus on August 5th we'll be hosting an After School Roundup with tons of ideas that will be shared for you.  Don't forget to top by to check them out, we'll be hosting a Back to School Giveaway too!  







Questions about Starting School 

If you have any questions you'd like to ask as you prepare your child for school please leave a comment and I'll find the answers for you!  With a few simple steps Back to School can be your favorite part of the school year too!  


Back to School Breakfasts: Healthy Eats for On The Go Families

The school year is about to begin and the kids and I are back to school baking.  YES, most people shop for school supplies (we do that too) around this time. We also bake.

Back to School Breakfasts: Healthy Eats for On The Go Families, Raspberry Coconut Muffins

Top Activities for School Ages Week 30

Can you believe it's the last week of July!  At our house we're trying to get as many things before we head back to school in a few weeks.  How long do you have before schools starts? 

Here's the link to our Back to School Resources to get organized for the school year!  However since we have a some time left here are some fun ways to have fun with learning activities to help prepare your child for the school year.  Don't forget to visit our School's Out Project for last minute ideas too! 

This Reading Mama has shared a great resource for you to use all year long as you plan out additional activities for your child to do at home with her Learning Resources for Elementary Kids 

Top Featured After School Activities 

Tips for Planning Summer Activities Using Pinterest

It's hot!  It's summer! And confession, you're wondering what activities can I do with my child to make the rest of summer fun and easy for everyone. We have a couple solutions for you that I think you'll love.  Bonus...It has to do with Pinterest!  

Tips for how to use Pinterest to Plan Summer Activities from The Educators' Spin On It

At the beginning of summer +Allison McDonald, creator of No Time for Flashcards, and I discussed fun ways to use Pinterest to plan your Summer Activities on Google Hangout On Air.  Take a moment to watch our video as we candidly share how we both plan out summer fun and purposefully plan for a little bit of boredom to in order to allow some character building for our kids.  One big tip is to use Pinterest to plan out ideas to do with your kids.  

Do you have a Summer Activities for Kids Pinterest Board?