April 18, 2019
A Note from Kimberly
I look forward to this time of the year when the weather warms up and the pace slows down a little because it's the simple things like making Easter dirt cake with my girls that boosts my energy and reminds me how blessed I am.
As you approach this Easter season and weekend, I do hope you find the time to do something simple to boost your energy and help you focus on your blessings.
In this edition of Parent Perusals, I've shared some Easter/Spring family activities that are not only fun, but are also "tricky" ways to keep your kids engaged and learning while having fun!
Don't forget to check out the upcoming parent training offerings here at ESC-20. There are only 7 remaining this school year!
Click HERE for the directions to make Easter Dirt Cake. Enjoy!
25 FUN Easter Activities (Ages 3-6)
With Easter coming up this weekend, check out these fun, learning Easter activities! There are some great ideas to help you find another purpose for all those empty Easter eggs and egg cartons you will have and much more!
- Sight Word Egg Hunt
- Egg Carton Ten Frames
- Jelly Bean Addition
- Planting Carrots
- Peeps Skip Counting
- Dye Easter Eggs with Shaving Cream
- How to Dissolve an Eggshell
- Make a Rainbow in a Jar
- Make an Egg Bounce
- Dyed Flowers Science Experiment
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Upcoming TEA Webinar on Dyslexia
The Texas Education Agency will give information about one of the most talked about subjects in Texas....Dyslexia!
Date: Wednesday, April 24th
Time: 9:30 a.m.--10:30 a.m.
Remaining APRIL Parent Trainings & Webinars
Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
College Knowledge for Parents
Facilitated by the UTSA Institute for P-20 Initiatives, "College Knowledge for Parents" provides parents with essential information regarding promoting a college going culture, college financial aid, scholarships, as well as college admissions information. Learn more about your critical role as a parent in helping your child reach their academic dreams.
**Interpreter provided by request. Call 210-370-5430 by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 18th.
Session ID: 52440
Webinar ID: 53200
Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Connecting the Math in School to the Math at Home (Grades 3-5)
Building students ‘confidence in critical thinking of questioning in grades 3-5 is crucial to capture their mathematical success. Participants will engage in instructional strategies that develop their understanding of questions and learn ways to assist parents in making connections that can help them with their child(ren) at home.
**Interpreter provided by request. Call 210-370-5430 by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22nd.
Session ID: 53119
Webinar ID: 53201
Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Anxiety and Today’s Youth
There is an increasing concern for rising anxiety in society today. Anxiety is an organized response by which a person senses, evaluates, anticipates, and responds to cues of threat or danger in one’s internal or external environment. The focus of this training will be to learn practical and accessible strategies that can be applied in everyday life and addresses the physical, emotional, and social aspects of anxiety in today’s youth.
**Interpreter provided by request. Call 210-370-5430 by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26th. **
Session ID: 52447
Webinar ID: 53202