Grateful? Put a Penny in Your Shoe

By |2020-04-16T10:30:42-06:00November 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|

In my elementary school library, it became a tradition the week before Thanksgiving to put a penny in my shoe and invite the children who visited the library to do the same. The challenge: Keep the penny in your shoe while you are wearing it until Thanksgiving Day. The purpose: Every time you feel the [...]

11 Things to Teach Children About Veterans Day – November 11th

By |2017-10-05T11:09:56-06:00November 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The first week of November, during my library lessons, I would ask the children what important day is coming up this month? They would always respond, “Thanksgiving.” I would tell them that there is another important day besides Thanksgiving that happens on November 11th. Then the children would often say something like, “Oh yeah, isn’t [...]

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