Showing parents how to help their children succeed

Serving schools and families since 1990

Recipes for Success

For parents of K-6 children

Recipes for Success
will help:

  • Strengthen academics, behavior, and study skills
  • Provide families with simple and fun at-home learning activities are simple and easy to understand
  • Build positive character traits
  • Nurture social-emotional learning
  • Plus, it’s a great tool for Title I parent involvement!

Starting at $239

  • Ready to distribute to parents
  • Earth-friendly digital delivery
  • Personalized with your school name—and your name—if you like
  • ADA compliant to help you meet federal regulations for accessible school websites
  • Also available in Spanish
  • 100% money-back guarantee

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
  • engineering
  • homework and study habits
  • concentration, memory, and thinking

Every issue also includes tips to build character traits like:

  • kindness
  • respect
  • responsibility
  • confidence
  • empathy
  • perseverance
  • integrity
  • …and more

How it works

Recipes for Success is ready for you to share with all the families in your school community. You’ll get:

  • Monthly digital issues, September through May
  • Option to personalize with your name and the name of your school—at no extra cost
  • ADA-compliant PDFs to post on your website and/or email to parents
  • Want to provide print copies to parents? Just print out and copy the issue to send home in students’ backpacks. It’s ready to photocopy on the front and back of a single sheet—there’s no collating.
  • Spanish version available

…and 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!

You’ll get 5 free bonuses—a $100 value—when you order!

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

What our subscribers are saying about us…

Recipes for Success is an excellent resource that saves me time. Parents love working with ideas that can be used over a wide range of grade levels and abilities.”

Title I Coordinator, Perryville, MD
“It’s worth every penny! Recipes for Success gives me fresh ideas that enhance my lesson plans. Activities are simple to do and cost nothing, so all of our families can use them.

Kindergarten Teacher, Wilmington, NC
“Sending Recipes for Success home has improved our students’ academic achievement. It offers an excellent way for parents to help children develop learning and thinking skills. Parents are always pleased and sometimes surprised to find they can make such a difference.”

Parent Liaison, Union Springs, AL


For other subscription terms, or if you have questions, call Customer Service at 800-394-5052 or email us at

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$99/single school
  • Combine our new electronic daily tip service with a newsletter subscription—and save another $90!
  • Smallest District (up to 500 students):
  • Add $99

  • Small District (501 to 2,500 students):
  • Add $199

  • Medium District (2,501 to 10,000 students):
  • Add $299

  • Large District (10,000+ students):
  • Add $399


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