Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Dr. Gregory Smith

Posted on: April 14th, 2014 by Jessica

It is with great sadness that we share with you the passing of a dear friend  of Maggie’s Earth Adventures.  Dr. Gregory Smith died suddenly while in  Beijing, China. Dr. Smith was the husband of our Director of Education, Dr. Kathy Smith.  We often remarked how we got a “two for” with the Drs. Smith.  His legacy […]

Science or Science Fiction?

Posted on: April 8th, 2014 by Jessica

See how science fiction captures our imagination and translates into real-life inventions this week in our FREE Weekly Activity Packet.  Sign on today! Vea  como la ciencia ficción captura nuestra imaginación ¡y se convierte en los inventos de la vida real! en nuestra paquete semanal.  Inscribirse hoy.


Posted on: March 31st, 2014 by Jessica
Help Save this Species!

This week we’re highlighting the plight of this amazing beast.  If you don’t receive our FREE weekly activity packets please sign on today! It’s FAST and FREE!!

Women in Science

Posted on: March 27th, 2014 by Jessica

As part of our Women in Science series we bring you the famed astronomer, Caroline Herschel.  Make sure you sign up today to receive this activity!

Celebrate World Water Day!

Posted on: March 21st, 2014 by Jessica

In celebration of World Water Day on March 22 we are offering you one of our wonderful, water activities. This activity focuses on ways we can help solve the water crisis. For more on water issues visit Global Water Challenge. Looking at Water Problems -Primary Looking at Water Problems – Intermediate


Posted on: March 17th, 2014 by Jessica

Join the Global Water Challenge as they toast to water leading up to World Water Day on March, 22, 2014.

Happy Pi Day!!

Posted on: March 14th, 2014 by Jessica

Get your students thinking beyond their math book or worksheet and realize that many people love math enough to celebrate it! We hope you will use this Pi Day to be on the lookout for celebrations, and share any news reports. This special day also happens to be Albert Einstein’s birthday. There is a lot to […]

Bring Back the Board Games!

Posted on: February 25th, 2014 by Jessica

When talking about critical thinking and problem solving it is important to stop and consider the types of indoor recess or “choice” activities you have in your classroom. Are you well stocked with Chutes and Ladders, Candy Land, etc.? Children who play lots of board games tend to do better academically.  While these may seem like […]

A Word about MEA and Common Core

Posted on: February 17th, 2014 by Jessica

Maggie’s Earth Adventures realizes that not all states have adopted Common Core, including Virginia where our main office is located. For this reason we will continue to add National standards when they are available in our Goals section. We do believe even if you are not working with Common Core our activities can help you […]

Shani Davis!

Posted on: February 9th, 2014 by Jessica

All eyes will be on Shani Davis in Sochi as he could become the first man in his sport to win the same race in three different, and consecutive, Olympics.  Below please find a FREE activity from our archive section highlighting this great skater. We celebrate Shani Davis  by offering you this free activity. Ready for Olympic […]

Winter Olympics!

Posted on: February 3rd, 2014 by Jessica

We’re gearing up for the Winter Olympics.  Are you?  Make sure you are signed up to receive our FREE weekly activity packets!

Sensory Integration

Posted on: January 28th, 2014 by Jessica

In our Dear Colleague letters we often talk about classroom management and differentiation.  Let’s integrate these two areas so near and dear to all our hearts and discuss sensory integration, a need we see often in our classrooms.  While we may have students who exhibit characteristics of needing support with sensory integration, we may not […]


Posted on: January 14th, 2014 by Jessica

Snirt is snow that is covered with dirt. This is often seen in the spring as snow melts and soil blows over the snow that is left on the ground. For more snow related vocabulary make sure you are receiving our FREE weekly activity packets. Sign up today!

Happy New Year

Posted on: January 6th, 2014 by Jessica

Make it your New Year’s resolution not to miss a single, FREE, Weekly Activity Packet at Maggie’s Earth Adventures.  Sign on today!


Posted on: December 3rd, 2013 by Jessica

When we launched over 13 years ago, the backdrop for our very first animated story was the Philippines. It is with great sadness that we have watched the events unfold as one of the most devastating Typhoon storms ever recorded plowed into this country. With over 2,300 reported dead and many yet uncounted, those […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted on: November 28th, 2013 by Jessica

We here at Maggie’s Earth Adventures wish you and yours a joyful Thanksgiving. We would also like to thank you for your support!

A Busy Week at NAEYC

Posted on: November 24th, 2013 by Jessica

What a wonderful opportunity to connect with so many educators!  We learned a lot and look forward to sharing with you over the coming weeks.

Maggie will be at NAEYC Booth # 2211

Posted on: November 18th, 2013 by Jessica

Maggie’s Earth Adventures hits the road Wednesday, sponsoring a booth at the upcoming National Association for Young Child Educators (NAEYC) annual conference being held in Washington, D.C.  Here we will not only be representing but our latest venture, Maggie’s Big Home, a new program we are launching targeting 3 and 4 year olds at […]

Veterans Day

Posted on: November 11th, 2013 by Jessica

Maggie and her team would like to thank all our Veterans for their service!

A few thoughts on Commom Core

Posted on: November 6th, 2013 by Jessica

I know not all states are using Common Core but I’ve seen many comments about it recently so I thought I would weigh in. We teachers are again being asked to integrate curricula that we have not had a major hand in writing. That’s always frustrating. But, over the years as I’ve seen wide swings […]