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Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season

December 13, 2012

Since many families in our community are giving gifts to their children (our students) over the next fews weeks – here is my shameless plug to consider items that support our learning targets.

  • Books – You can never go wrong with books. Consider non-fiction titles like biographies, autobiographies, travel/geography, how-to, and science/technology options. (Magazine subscriptions can also be a good fit for non-fiction reading.)
  • e-Readers – same as above but in Kindle, iPad or iPad Mini format
  • Legos – Always popular and great for creativity.  They can also help build dexterity and develop math and pattern skills.
  • Technology – This area can be pricey, however, we are encouraging our students at many grade levels to bring their laptop, tablets, and smartphones to class to use as a learning tool.
  • Hornet Gear – Okay, not educational – but kids and adults alike look good in Saline Hornet apparel.

Feel free to comment with other educational gift ideas.

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