Elementary School Gift Ideas by Kathy Burns-Millyard
... Lots of general school supplies are needed for kids this time of year, and many relatives or friends like to try and help out by giving gifts to get the school year started. Here are several great gift ideas for kids who are getting ready to start elementary school this year: A Bicycle. Bikes are wonderful gifts for kids and most of them will adore you for giving them one. In some areas of the country, bikes are the primary transporation for elementary kids going to school.
Ensure Your Child's Success in Math - 10 Great Ways! by Susan Jarema
... Many children are reading words before they start school. Why not math? Math has its own unique language and the younger children are when they are when exposed to it, the more fluent they will be. Parents can help their children be better at math by just talking about it during their day. Your child will have more confidence in class and stay ahead if they have a sense of numbers before they reach school age. And it is not too late to help an older child who has become discouraged with math.
31 Ways to Promote Your Book in March During Small Press Month by Brent Sampson
... Here's a link that will get you started: Mar 26 - Start preparing for April (National Poetry Month), especially if you have a volume of poetry you have published. Mar 27 - Help other writers you know get published and earn a 10% commission for the referral after their book is published. Register for the exciting Outskirts Press affiliate program at Mar 28 - Start a blog and keep it active and up-to-date. Register it with blog directories so others start reading it and participating.
Back to School Savings by Cheryl Johnson
... Usually, one or two items are featured each week for several weeks prior to the start of school. Crayons, pencils, markers, paper, and rulers, just to name a few can be purchased for as little as .10 cents a piece! I purchase enough of those items when they are on sale to last the entire year. I even have an accumulated stash that is carried over into the next year. So, if I get strapped for money, I won't have to purchase some items at all. Keep your eyes on the sales flyers and buy only ...
Give A Gift Basket by Charles Kassotis
... No matter who you want a gift for, whether an 80-year-old with dementia or a five-year-old just starting school, a gift basket specialty business can help you select the prearranged basket that will convey the right message. Often, you can help to create a basket gift of your choice, selecting colors, items, arrangement, and container in the size and price range you want. Choose a doggy basket for your pupís completion of obedience school. Add a decorative collar with matching leash, dog ...
Love, Uncles, and Etymology by Arnold Romanofski
... Several times I received calls from children giggling with delight and thanking me for the gifts that I sent them. Several times I got a call from an amazed brother, or my sister, who couldnít believe how much fun one of the children was having with a flashlight or some other object. Mailing stuff reminded me of how Uncle Steve always gave us science toys when I was a kid. Their reactions meant a lot to me, but I came up with other ideas too. In fact, as time went by, my favorite duty ...
How Do I Know If I've Been Bugged? by Monty Henry
... Your car radio suddenly starts "getting weird" Keep in mind that the antenna your car radio uses may be (and often is) exploited by an eavesdropper, and that such usage may interfere with radio reception (so be concerned if your automobile radio suddenly starts getting weird). 12. Your television has suddenly developed strange interference. Television broadcast frequencies are often used to cloak a eavesdropping signal, but such devices also tend to interfere with television reception ...