Postcards for Charlottesville

  One of the activities on our (very long) to-do list for the first week of school was writing Postcards for Charlottesville through the #DearYoungPerson campaign with our new third-graders. On Friday afternoon, we carved out some time and got started. We started with a read-aloud of Painting for Peace in Ferguson by Carol Swartout Klein and used the book as a segue into a … Continue reading Postcards for Charlottesville

Geography + Information Postcards

Here’s a great new–and fun–way to get your kids interested in geography and the world around them. With Geography + Information Postcards, kids (or kids-at-heart) can explore their environment and record information about climate, population and lifestyle, industry and resources, and land, water, and animals. Then once they are done, they can share their findings by sending the postcards and submitting them online to the … Continue reading Geography + Information Postcards