5 Feather Crafts & Designs for DIY Lovers

Feather crafts are trending! We’ve shared 5 of our favorite craft activities: quill feathers, dreamcatchers, watercolor, ornaments, plus DIY designs for your journal or canvas.

White Quill Feathers

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gold feathers

We have these white feathers in two sizes, small duck quill feathers and the longer quill feathers. We colored them with Crayola markers, then brushed them with water to blend the color onto the feathers. Let it dry, then you can add some details with fine point markers. You can also add sticky gems. You can also make gold dipped feathers and use them to create a DIY dream catcher mobile like the one above from Honest to NodContinue reading



Featured PE Teacher – Tom Erskine

This week for the Featured PE Teacher section on the PE Central Facebook page, the spotlight is on Tom Erskine!

Tom Erskine PE teacherAbout Tom:

I am the head of Physical Education at Fulbridge Academy in Peterborough, England. We teach from reception (3 year olds) to year 6 (11 year olds). We currently have 864 children within our school and we teach all of these children twice a week. We teach 60 children at a time, in two classes. We have 6 members of Specialist PE staff that cover all PE across the school, as well as two fulltime dance teachers that teach the children dance throughout there school year. I have been teaching now for 10 years at Fulbridge.

Physical Education Program:

We deliver different units to different age groups each term. This is how we structure our set up for PE. We are also incredibly lucky to have had a lot of funding from our school to develop our facilities to enhance out PE curriculum. We have a soft play room, caving system, 3G astro pitch as well as a wide range of equipment and resources. As we teach from reception to year 6, we split our year groups into phases and each phase has a different approach to PE. Continue reading



Simple Fundraiser Ideas for Your School

Learn 4 simple fundraiser ideas that you can use to raise money at your school! We teamed up with Family Fun Magazine to provide teachers and parents with some fun new ideas.

Find some great ideas below and download the entire printable guide here: Best School Fundraiser Ideas

Wide World of Pledge-a-thons

school fundraiser

Idea: Do just about anything – but collect money for it. Here’s a list of ideas for marathon-style events.

  • Bike-a-thons & trike-a-thons: Older kids complete miles and younger ones laps around a track. One Tricycle Rodeo in California even had the trikes decked out like steeds, with the tots in full cowboy regalia!
  • Miracle Marathons: Kids log a cumulative 26.2 miles of walking, running, or other exercise over a designated period of time.
  • Serve-a-thons: Students volunteer a number of hours to clean up city parks, visit nursing homes, or perform other acts of kindness.
  • Read-a-thons: Kids collect pledges for finishing books, or they participate in a marathon read-aloud session.
  • Think-a-thons: Kids commit themselves to learning a certain amount of information.

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Featured PE Teacher – Mary Cluley

This week for the Featured PE Teacher section on the PE Central Facebook page, the spotlight is on Mary Cluley!

mary cluley pe

About Mary
I am a Physical Education teacher at Notre Dame Catholic School in Wichita Falls, TX.  I teach grades 3k – 5th, and a total of approximately125 students. I am lucky enough to have been teaching for 23 years.

PE Focus for 2018
My focus is always: “Helping all young people enjoy physical activity now and for the rest of their lives!” This quote is taken from one of my TAHPERD Journals, and I love it so much. Continue reading



Award Show Theme Activity Ideas for Seniors

Academy Awards

Treat your residents to a fun week of Oscar glamming as you get them excited about the 90th annual Academy Awards Presentation on March 4th. Add in fun activities throughout the week to keep the Oscar buzz going.

star trophyHost an Awards Gala – Host your own awards show and hand out awards for “Friendliest Resident” or “Best Exercise Participant” to deserving residents. Pass out trophies to the award recipients.

Watch Star Biographies – Pop lots of popcorn and invite residents to learn more about their favorite Hollywood stars as they watch a DVD containing their biographies.

Decorate for the Big Night – Recruit residents to assist you with adding star decorations and a red carpet runner for a fun Academy Awards nightcap. Continue reading



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