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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 […]

Snirt!

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!

Phillipines

Posted on: December 3rd, 2013 by Jessica

When we launched www.missmaggie.org 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 www.missmaggie.org 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 […]

Give Maggie a Birthday gift!

Posted on: October 28th, 2013 by Jessica

In celebration of our WAP anniversary, we have set a lofty goal of raising $5,000.00 to update our games section!  With well over that many partners, just a $1.00 from each of you will easily double that goal!  Please consider wishing Maggie’s Earth Adventures a Happy Birthday with a $1.00 contribution today.  It’s quick, easy […]

Happy Anniversary

Posted on: October 21st, 2013 by Jessica

As we ramp up for our 500th WAP, we are looking to reward you for your loyal patronage of our program.  Post on our Facebook today or tweet us @maggiesearthadv and you may win a free subscription to Maggie’s Treasure Trove tomorrow!  That’s not the only trick up our sleeve, so stay tuned for more […]

Take Time to Appreciate the Outdoors.

Posted on: October 15th, 2013 by Jessica

Science is all around us. You can encourage science in a classroom or where you live. How? One of the easiest and best ways is to simply take children outside. When adults do this, it helps awaken those memories of our own childhoods. What did we enjoy and see outside? Do you have memories of […]

Government Shut Down

Posted on: October 8th, 2013 by Jessica

The Panda Cam shut down may evolve into Panda Gate as so many are up in arms about not being able to keep up with our precious pandas.  While the Pandas duck out of public view, take a moment to check out another equally cute black and white guy with an equally cute name, the […]

A Predictor of Later Math Success: Subitizing

Posted on: October 4th, 2013 by Jessica

I can hardly pronounce it but it is important an important skill for our children to learn at a young age.  Hope on over to www.maggiesbighome.com to learn more!

White Rabbit!

Posted on: October 1st, 2013 by Jessica

Ringing in the new month with a great activity on the Lunar Month!  Make sure you’re signed on to receive our FREE, weekly activity packets. This month we offer an emergent reader as well!  Looking for more tips on how to develop language arts skills with your pre-school students?  Jump over to www.maggiesbighome.com!  

This week? Ocean Math!

Posted on: September 24th, 2013 by Jessica

Earlier this month we offered you a bonus activity in celebration of World Water Week (September 1 – 6).   This week, inspired by the historic swim from Cuba to Key West by super senior Diana Nyad earlier this month, we are looking at the importance of our oceans.  Make sure you’re signed on and use […]

Don’t Forget Maggie’s In Preschool Too!

Posted on: September 22nd, 2013 by Jessica

Looking for some fun tips on how to integrate literacy, science and numeracy in your preschool classroom?  Head on over to Maggie’s Big Home

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

Posted on: September 17th, 2013 by Jessica

Join us at www.missmaggie.org as we celebrate Hispanic American Heritage Month, which began September 15 and runs through October 15.  To access our animated stories in Spanish click on “Kids” and then move the language toggle to Spanish!

FREE WEEKLY ACTIVITY!

Posted on: September 11th, 2013 by Jessica

Have you signed up for our free, weekly activity packet program.  Free EVERY week!  If not, this is what you missed this week.  Sign up today! “Legends of the Loch” available at the emergent, primary and intermediate level. Available in Spanish Correlates with the National Social Studies Standards: People, Places and Environment. It is also […]