December 2014

Classroom Contest Winners!

Holiday Classroom Contest WinnersWe were overwhelmed with the level of participation this contest received!  If your name is listed below, you’ve won a 12-month Teacher Library subscription!  Congratulations! We will be activating your subscription upon your return to school after the Holidays.Winners:1.       Kim Gray – Maybury Elementary in Detroit, MI:Our Physical Education program was closed for the past 4 years. Since this is our first year in operation again may of the supplies or equipment is dry rot or outdated.

5 Ways to Keep Kids Busy During Winter Break

Boredom busters to help you keep your sanity.Having a winter break backup plan can definitely help keep kids happy, engaged and off the couch.  Here are 5 fun and affordable ideas:1.       Snow Painta.       Live in a snowy area?

Best "Worst" Christmas Gifts

What’s the Best “Worst” Gift You’ve Ever Received?Bad gift stories from the staff and friends of Adventure to Fitness.Everyone has had a bad gift experience. I thought it would be interesting to ask around HQ and allow the Adventure to Fitness team to share a few of their stories:“I received a shirt one year that I suspected was a re-gift.  It was ugly and obnoxious in color.

What Do Teachers Really Want for Christmas?

What Do Teachers Really Want for Christmas? 5 Gift Ideas Teachers Will Love!The struggle is real.  What do you get your child’s teacher for Christmas?  Or better yet, what do you get your fellow teaching staff members?  You want to get something they will use, but you also want to give something unique and a gift they will talk about for years to come.  But what?  If you're not that close to your child’s teacher to know their likes or dislikes, finding a practical and thoughtful gift can be stressful.