The desire to create is inherent in all of us. And for children, that’s especially true. Children of all ages enjoy the creative process, whether it’s painting with brilliant poster paints, fashioning objects from clay, or stitching together felt pieces. Taking raw materials – from empty egg cartons to dried beans – and re-imagining them into a personal vision of beauty is a measurable, personal accomplishment. When kids are provided with the proper materials and a little guidance, the possibilities are endless!
So, in 1994 the Craft & Hobby Association created the wonderful month we know as Craft Month. It …
Want to take awesome pictures using just your smart phone or tablet? Learn techniques and tips for taking better photographs by exploring the principles of composition, light, and fun effects. This camp includes walking field trips to the Brandywine River and Zoo in Wilmington, Delaware.
$299 with $20 materials fee for 15 hours of instruction
Week of June 25 -29, 2018, M-F from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m OR
Week of August 13 -17, 2018, M-F from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
For additional educational summer camps and program options in Wilmington, Delaware, such as 1-on-1 tutoring in over 60 …
Back to Basics has been Department of Education-approved since 1985 to provide summer school instruction, 1-on-1, for students in grades K-12. This applies to public, private and parochial school students, including high school credit.
Students, teachers and parents agree that the increase in skills and confidence gained at Back to Basics are markedly greater than in a classroom summer school environment. Students are much better prepared for the following school year!
And unlike a traditional summer school, Back to Basics accommodates vacation and job schedules. Summer Options at Back to Basics include:
It’s no secret that women have made major contributions throughout history in every facet of society. From the arts, to science, to politics, women have been shaping the world in which we live.
It wasn’t until 1981, however, that Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” And, in 1987, March was designated Women’s History Month.
Since then, March has become a time to celebrate the extraordinary contributions of women both to events through history, and to contemporary society.
Read Across America Day is a nationwide observance which coincides with the birthday of none other than Dr. Seuss! This year, March 2, 2018 is the official date for the event and an exciting time for all children who love books.
But, what if your child doesn’t like to read, or is struggling to read?
Early identification is crucial when it comes to helping children who are having trouble learning to read. According to author Joseph K. Torgesen in his recent article Catch Them Before They Fall: Identification and Assessment to Prevent Reading Failure in Young Children, “One …