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Elementary Education Bundle

Our Elementary Education Bundle will help:

    • Improve school success
    • Foster the home and school partnership
    • Make learning fun with simple activities
    • Enhance parenting skills and discipline
    • Build positive character traits to last a lifetime
    • Strengthen family life

Starting at $1,184

  • Monthly issues, September through May, ready to copy and distribute to parents
  • Research based and aligned with the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards
  • FREE digital versions included
  • ADA compliant PDFs help you meet federal regulations for accessible school websites
  • Also available in Spanish
  • 26 FREE reproducible bonuses—a $520 value!
  • School Success Tip of the Day (Elementary Edition): Daily electronic tips to send to families
  • Plus, our 100% no-risk guarantee: If you’re not completely satisfied, cancel at any time for a full refund of every cent you paid. You have nothing to lose, and everything to gain!

How it works

Your newsletters are ready to photocopy on the front and back of single sheets—there’s no collating. And your subscription includes free electronic versions of the newsletters, too. You’ll get:

  • Option to personalize with your name and the name of your school—at no extra cost
  • Black-line masters, ready to copy and send home
  • PDFs to post on your website and/or email to parents
  • Weekly School Success Tip of the Day emails so you can post to the platform(s) of your choice in advance

Our Elementary Education Bundle includes the following publications:

Save time and effort on parent communications

Children are more successful when they have support from their parents. Home & School Connection gives parents practical tips so they can:

  • Show interest in their child’s education
  • Improve academic achievement
  • Nurture kindness, respect, and responsibility
  • Boost learning motivation
  • Support homework and study habits
  • Promote good behavior and self-discipline
  • Build empathy and put an end to bullying
  • Communicate effectively with teachers
Home & School Connection bonuses
HS13xx398ESteps to Homework Success—$20 value
Send home these tips for developing the habits and study skills that will help students succeed with homework. Also includes advice to parents on supporting their youngsters’ homework routines—without doing the work for them. Reproducible.
Build Better Behavior—$20 value
Better behavior at home can mean better behavior at school. With this guide, parents will discover strategies they can use to encourage self-control, set limits, and handle everyday challenges. They’ll also find suggestions for working with teachers if their children struggle with behavior at school. Yours to reproduce.
HS1114336ESupporting Your Child’s Education—$20 value
An ideal starting point for parents looking to increase their child’s success in school. This basic primer delivers real-world approaches, including practical tips for creating a positive learning environment at home, engaging in productive communication with teachers and staff, and maximizing the opportunities of parent-teacher conferences. Reproducible.
Kindness and Compassion—$20 value
When students are kind to one another, your school is safer and more pleasant—and more learning can take place. With this bonus, parents will discover ways to raise compassionate youngsters who show empathy for others, say no to bullying, and naturally perform kind acts. Ready to reproduce and send home.
Reading, Writing, & Math—$20 value
Here are 10 at-home activities that will reinforce the skills children are learning at school. Youngsters will read to learn about history and geography, celebrate a “number of the day,” write a comic strip, and more. Yours to reproduce.

Build math and science success—and boost test scores

Children are more successful when they have support from their parents. Math + Science Connection (Beginning Edition) gives parents practical tips on:

  • counting and cardinality
  • addition and subtraction
  • place value
  • measurement and estimation
  • geometric shapes and attributes
  • problem solving
  • mathematical reasoning
  • plants and animals
  • properties of matter
  • cause and effect
  • the solar system
  • position and motion…and much more

Children will see that math and science are integrated—and are part of their daily lives. Math + Science Connection (Beginning Edition) is aligned to the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, grades K-2.

Math + Science Connection (Beginning Edition) bonuses
HS13xx398EFun with Addition & Subtraction—$20 value Send home activities that encourage youngsters to practice adding and subtracting after the school day is done. Children can paint pictures “by the number,” build 3-D cities, create stuffed-animal fact families, and more. Reproducible.
Family Math Time—$20 value Help parents add math into everyday family life. Children can count coins, graph favorite foods, measure and compare family members’ heights, and much more. Yours to reproduce and send home.
HS1114336EWater, Water Everywhere!—$20 value Splish, splash, let’s play with science! These activities and experiments allow children to discover the states of water, test “sink and float,” and explore the water cycle. Ready to reproduce.
All About Place Value—$20 value Understanding place value is a key part of gaining number sense. Give parents simple ideas for helping their children work on ones, tens, and hundreds at home. Includes a special section on “zero the placeholder.” Yours to reproduce.
Taking Math & Science Outside—$20 value Any day of the year, math and science lessons are right outside your students’ doors! Parents will appreciate these ideas to encourage their little ones to explore math and science in fun and creative ways. Ready to reproduce and send home.

Improve reading skills and test scores!

Children need to read well to succeed in school—and in life. Reading Connection (Beginning Edition) delivers simple tips and activities parents can use to help build a solid foundation for reading success. Articles cover:

  • reading aloud to children
  • tips to build comprehension
  • vocabulary-building games
  • developing phonemic awareness and phonics skills
  • embracing nonfiction
  • finding books that fit your child
  • everyday writing
Reading Connection (Beginning Edition) bonuses
HS13xx398EComprehension Boosters—$20 value Give parents tips and advice for helping their youngsters improve reading comprehension. Children will practice making connections, visualizing story events, drawing conclusions, and more as they enjoy fiction and nonfiction. Ready to reproduce.
The Wonder of Words—$20 value Children will love words—and begin using interesting and unusual ones in their conversation and writing—with these terrific ideas. Watch vocabulary skills grow as students make word puzzles, “fish” for letters to spell words, and label household items. Reproducible.
HS1114336EBooks Kids Love—$20 value Help foster reading success by giving parents suggestions for books their children will enjoy. This guide to outstanding fiction, nonfiction, and poetry includes summaries to help families choose books that match their children’s interests. Yours to reproduce.
The Write Stuff—$20 value Help parents bring out the author in their child. These creative activities help youngsters add color, adventure, and humor to their writing. Includes suggestions for building lively imagination in pre-writers, too. Reproducible.
Read Aloud!—$20 value Youngsters become better readers when they are read to regularly. Give parents easy ways to fit read-alouds into daily life and help children get the most out of story time. Includes book picks, too. Yours to reproduce and send home.

Give parents activities to help their children succeed!

Research has shown that simple learning activities done at home are the type of parent involvement most likely to improve school success. Recipes for Success includes more than a dozen simple, low- to no-cost, easy-to-follow activities that any family can do. Each monthly “poster” helps boost skills in:

  • reading
  • writing
  • math
  • science
  • social studies
  • homework habits
  • concentration

Plus, every issue includes tips to build character traits like:

  • respect
  • responsibility
  • confidence
  • empathy
  • perseverance
Recipes for Success bonuses
HS13xx398ELearning Around the House—$20 value
Math at the kitchen table, reading on the living room floor, science in the bathroom sink… youngsters will be learning all over the place when parents use this bonus. Show families how every room of the house is full of opportunities to build skills. Ready to reproduce.
Shoebox Activities—$20 value
Encourage learning by giving parents a collection of ideas using materials that can fit in a shoebox. Children will use their kits to boost language arts, math, and social studies proficiency. Great for at-home or on-the-road use. Reproducible.
HS1114336EClever Character Builders—$20 value
Promote positive character traits by sending home these activities that will help children learn honesty, perseverance, responsibility, and more. Includes a list of books featuring characters who struggle with doing the right thing. Yours to reproduce.
Games Galore—$20 value
Strengthen academic achievement with games! Parents will find ways to capture the fun and help their children develop important skills—from reading and writing to taking turns and playing fairly. Includes tips for what to play (new games, old games, twists on old favorites) and when to play (weekly game night, at bedtime, on the go). Ready to reproduce.
Outdoor Explorers—$20 value
A dozen ideas—one for each month—for outside activities that promote learning. From nature walks to nighttime stargazing, these activities will give families ways to spend time together and learn in the great outdoors. Ready to reproduce.

Help families build healthy habits at home—and help your district meet the Local Wellness Policy mandate

Students with healthy eating and exercise habits have higher test scores, better attendance, improved concentration, fewer discipline referrals, and greater overall achievement. Nutrition Nuggets gives you an easy way to show parents how to improve nutrition and physical fitness at home. Every issue is filled with practical ideas for:

  • preparing nutritious meals on a tight schedule and tight budget
  • smart snacking
  • finding time for exercise—and ways to make it fun
  • boosting vegetables and whole grains
  • making nutritious foods appealing
  • physical activities families can do together
  • teaching kids about healthy choices
Nutrition Nuggets bonuses
HS13xx398ENutrition Q&As—$20 value Help parents boost their children’s wellness with these answers to common questions. Covers which foods and drinks to encourage (or avoid), how to get children to make nutritionally sound choices, ways youngsters can handle food allergies, and more. Reproducible.
Power Up! Power Down!—$20 value Help parents get their youngsters off the couch—and active—every day. This guide offers proven tips for reducing screen time and suggests alternatives children will like. Ready to reproduce.
HS1114336EQuick—and Healthy—Recipes—$20 value Give parents easy ways to serve nutritious foods with these no-fuss ideas. Contains recipes that are simple to follow, have just a few ingredients, and take little time. Plus, they produce healthy meals and snacks that kids are sure to like! Yours to reproduce and send home.
Active Inside or Outside—$20 value No matter the weather, children need to be active every day. Give families these creative games and activities to try—they’re sure to be habit-forming! The front page features outdoor ideas, while the back page covers the indoors. Reproducible.
Family Cooking = Learning Fun—$20 value When kids help make nutritious food, they’re more likely to eat the results. This bonus suggests ways to involve youngsters in planning and preparing meals—and boost their math, reading, and science skills at the same time. Ready to reproduce.

School Success Tip of the Day (Elementary Edition)

Connect with parents by sending digital tips to boost family engagement and improve school success—all year round.
School Success Tip of the Day gives you all these benefits:

  • Saves you time and effort in drafting content for your social media program: We do the work, you get the credit!
  • Cost-effective parent communication tool: You can copy and paste the tips quickly to multiple platforms
  • Available in Spanish
  • Research-based tips and information
  • Easy-to-understand, short (Twitter-length), and friendly messages: Tips are simple for parents to read and to use!
School Success Tip of the Day (Elementary Edition) bonus
Bullying Q&As, Elementary Edition—$20 value
Bullying is everyone’s problem—with this bonus, you can encourage parents to become part of the solution. In a friendly question-and-answer approach, it explains just what bullying is and how to help children if they’re bullied, witness bullying, or participate in bullying themselves. Ready to reproduce.


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