Wednesday, October 27, 2010

No Monkeying Around

Members from Fox Chapel Area High School's Future Business Leaders of America spent nearly four hours helping us make sock monkeys for homeless children. Many thanks to them and to Grace Abbs for leading this activity. 

Getting ready to start

Grace shows how to backstitch

The finished product

Monday, October 11, 2010

SIRS Discoverer is back!

Thanks to the powers that be at POWER Library, a fabulous resource for kids, parents and teachers is available again. SIRS Discoverer is an online database with access to thousands of resources geared toward children is grades 1-8. You can use SIRS Discoverer for maps, articles, pictures, activities and so much more on virtually any topic you can imagine! Try it out for yourself by clicking here and let us know what you think.