4th Graders Get FREE National Parks Passes!

Did you know that with the start of the new school year, all fourth graders and their families can claim their free Every Kid in a Park pass?  This pass allows FREE entry into all federal parks, forests, and recreation areas for one full year.  What a fabulous opportunity! Every Kid in a Park Pass ~ Where to Get Yours Starting Sept. 1, fourth graders can print out a paper voucher for free entry into all federal lands by visiting the Every Kid in a Park website at www.everykidinapark.gov. Students and their families can also redeem their paper voucher for a plastic pass at any Forest Service office. For office locations, visit www.fs.usda.gov/r6/. The voucher and passes are valid for the entire school year, Sept. 1, 2017-Aug. 31, 2018. Every Kid in a Park Pass ~ Who Can Use Them? Teachers or adults who engage fourth-graders through a youth-serving organization can print paper passes, and find activities and lesson plans, … [Read more...]

Disney’s PLANES ~ Free Coloring & Connect the Dot Sheets

Landing in theatres this summer on August 9th, the excitement builds as we await the arrival of Disney's new animated movie PLANES! In my househould, we are all huge fans of the movies Cars and Cars 2.  So we are really looking forward to meeting the new characters in Planes. In another post, I gave you a run down of the Disney Planes lineup with a photo and description of each character.  It looks like this family animated movie will be delivering another burst of funny, Disney creativity which will be enjoyed by fans of all ages.  I also included two trailers, so check out that post if you'd like a sneak peek. But without further ado... here are some fun activity sheets for the kids! Disney's PLANES ~ Free Coloring & Connect the Dot Sheets To get your little one all geared up to see the new Planes movie, Disney has released these free downloadable coloring and connect the dot sheets!  Click the image below to download your copies. Have fun with them, and see you … [Read more...]