Here are a few Homer Halloween ideas, perfect for “scaring up” learning time in honor of the season.
Jenn Wasko, a fellow Homer Mom Ambassador in Houston, loves making costumes with her family. She shares her story and also a little inspiration for you if you’re thinking about making your own costume creation, using your child’s passion as a springboard. Check out Robot for Halloween in the Homer app, then read Jenn’s story. What crafty character will you and your child make together?
Get out your carving knife, stencils, paint and paper and show us your child’s special one of a kid pumpkin creation. Take a pic and tag #oneofakidreading and #learnwithhomer by Oct. 28 and be entered to win. We’ll choose 5 winners to each receive special activity prizes based on their pumpkin’s personality. So get crafty, inspire others to do the same, and show off your child’s masterpiece.
It’s parent-teacher conference time! For many parents, the pressure is on. Your child has been in school for a few months now. How are they stacking up? You’ve seen the insta-videos of proud moms sharing shots of kids reading fluently at age 5, winning the advanced spelling bee, or reading every sight word known to man. It’s tough not to feel a touch of anxiety as we take our seats in those tiny chairs and prepare to hear how our kids are progressing as readers (and friends, and citizens, etc. etc. etc.)