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The Teacher is Talking Tuesday: Creating a Travel Journal

By Leslie Lindsay We’re heading on a good old-fashioned family vacation, but I wanted to make sure the kiddos were occupied, having fun, and learning something.  All of those fun skills we hope to instill in our children all year long, but this one was actually inspired when I hopped into a craft store recently.  I grabbed a handful of vacation-themed stickers, including words I thought my kids could read and appreciate…fun, family, exciting, sweet, memories.  Many of the stickers I found were on sale or clearance, too–an added bonus!  Then I headed to the Scrapbook section.  I ended up getting Smashbooks cause they were on sale. (oftentimes these stores have coupons for percent or dollars off if you subscribe to their emails).  If you try this idea: Get stickers that intentionally match your destination.  I was amazed at vast variety of stickers…beaches, lighthouses, cacti, Disney, boats, fishing, the desert, nautical things…you name it, they’ve got it! If you have more than one child who will be keeping a travel journal, remember that many sticker packs …