Shadow Drawings

Today the girls and I were talking about shadows. Do you know what time of day your shadow is its tallest? (Hint: it happens twice a day)

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Bouncy Bands®

School counselor Scott Ertl created Bouncy Bands® to help students in his school concentrate while they are seated at their desks, often for five or six hours per day. I love that Bouncy Bands® is a product that can help ALL students as they learn sitting at a desk throughout their day. As a child […]

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Valentine’s Day Fun for Kids (featured on News 12 Long Island)

We have some really fun and cute ideas to enjoy Valentine’s Day with the kids. Whether you are looking for a cute gift idea, activity or a treat we have fun ways to get crafty. News 12’s Elizabeth Hashagen and Elisa DiStefano met with me, Anne Caminiti to talk Valentine’s Day themed crafts to do […]

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Cupid’s Cottages

We love Valentine’s Day and we have constructed some adorable Cupid’s Cottages to celebrate in your classroom or at home. This “Gingerbread House” has been transformed into Cupid’s cottage by replacing the gingerbread or honey grahams for chocolate graham crackers (because when I think of Valentine’s Day- I think chocolate) and we used strawberry flavored […]

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Kwik Stix

We love Kwik Stix from The Pencil Grip because it is a tempera paint that dries in 90 seconds! Yes, 90 seconds. How awesome is that? We tested it out and wanted to show you how awesome these really are.

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DIY Pumpkin Playdough

I love to use items I already have in my pantry to make something the kids can play with and that will be a great sensory activity. It is Fall and we love the smell of pumpkin. I tried a few recipes and this recipe worked best to make a pumpkin play dough. Best thing […]

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Classroom Fun for Easter- News 12

If you are having an Easter Party in your classroom we have some fun ideas! Elizabeth Hashagen and Anne Caminiti are having fun making cute Easter themed Peep Bunny Cars, Thumbprint Decorated Eggs and cute snacks for your classroom party in this News 12 segment.

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