Activity Village Newsletter November 2005

Activity Village Newsletter November 2005



It's been a while since the last newsletter came out, but we hope this one will make up for lost ground. We have details of new additions to the website, news of a new UK television show looking for families to take part, our usual poem, quotes and reader's tip, and a collection of links to interesting websites to visit.



"We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet

we forget that he is someone today."

Stacia Tauscher

The Chronicles of Narnia - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Narnia



The new Disney film of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is nearly upon us, and I can't wait! I have spend a wonderful afternoon searching the net for Narnia resources and created some of my own, including a word search for The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - the other books will follow soon. Enjoy our ideas for quick Narnia crafts and a huge collection of Narnia links, including Narnia coloring pages, desktop wallpapers, learning activities and much more!

Joan Carris Books

Joan Carris Books



This teacher and author's website is a real find: full of inspiring reading ideas for all ages of children and young adults. You will find ideas to encourage children to read (and write) as well as reviews and suggested reading lists by age group. Well worth a good browse!

New Christmas Jigsaws for Kids

Christmas Jigsaws

You might have noticed that we have been adding lots of new jigsaws recently - and here is our latest page of downloadable Christmas jigsaws for kids. We hope you enjoy them!

Christmas jigsaws for kids

Thanksgiving Jigsaws

Thanksgiving Jigsaws

We have a new collection of downloadable Thanksgiving Jigsaws for kids all ages - why not have a go?

Thanksgiving Jigsaws for Kids

The Math Worksheet Site.com

The Math Worksheet Site.com



Excellent "make your own worksheet" site which can generate some really nice looking maths worksheets to your specification. The worksheet generators on this page are free; there is also a subscriber only area which we haven't checked out. If you are homeschooling or just want to provide extra maths help at home, this is well worth a look.

Winter Jigsaws

Winter Jigsaws



We have a new collection of Winter Jigsaws on the website: four different designs including a delightful snowman, in 7 different sizes ranging from 6 pieces to 24, so something for all ages. Easy to download, fun to play!



Kid Party Games for Boys and Girls

There are lots of unusal ideas for party games in these two articles:

Party Games for Boys

Party Games for Girls

Teach Your Kids Money Management

Teach Your Kids Money Management

Kids are taught about sharing, safety, acceptable behavior, physical health and safety, and good study and work habits but seldom are they taught about money. These will be things that they take with them forever, after they grow up and move out on their own. Money is an important factor in life and it should be addressed in some manner so kids at least know the basics such as budgeting and saving. Read more ..
Teach Your Kids Money Management