March celebrates reading, opens doors and windows that promote understanding

March celebrates reading, opens doors and windows that promote understanding
By Your Friends at School Zone
February 21, 2020 — In many parts of the country, with winter still in play, it’s a little early to let in spring breezes. On the other hand, it’s the perfect time to let books flow freely. After all, it’s National Reading Month, and March 2, which is Dr. Seuss’ birthday, is also the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day!

Warm up February—and kids’ hearts—with V Day sweetness and random acts of kindness

Warm up February—and kids’ hearts—with V Day sweetness and random acts of kindness
By Your Friends at School Zone
February 11, 2020 — Aesop of fables fame, said, “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted,” and Princess Diana wisely urged each of us to “Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” What better time than the mash-up of Valentine’s Day and Random Acts of Kindness Day to follow through!

Products we love--just in time for Valentine's Day fun and learning

Products we love--just in time for Valentine's Day fun and learning
By Your Friends at School Zone
January 31, 2020 — Valentine’s Day is February 14. If you still need a few ideas on fun Valentine’s Day gifts to give, here are some of our favorite School Zone products! What kid doesn’t love getting stickers? Our Alphabet Stickers activity book and the Math Stickers activity book come with fun activities and stickers for your child to enjoy.

Putting together fun and skills: puzzles offer not-so-puzzling, really big benefits for both kids and adults

By School Zone Staff
January 24, 2020 — Puzzles of all kinds—jigsaw, mazes, dot-to-dots, hidden pictures, crosswords, word searches, and memory games—like spinach and brussels sprouts, are super good for us but way more fun. In the new year, why not make them a regular part of kids’ (and your own) leisure-time/learning-time activities?

To get preschoolers ready for kindergarten next fall, fire up a successful launch this winter

By School Zone Staff
January 3, 2020 — With holiday hub-bub wrapped up, the calendar flipped to a new year, and warm-weather distractions still in the distance, this is the perfect “season” to focus on getting preschoolers ready for kindergarten.

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