This may become your new favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. It’s a little more complicated, and you’ll have to plan ahead, but the end result is a marvelously chewy, chocolate-rich cookie. Don’t skimp on good chocolate, and the sea salt is not an option -- it’s the beacon at the top of this gorgeous treat. (Photo: Francesco Tonelli for NYT)
Spelling Use a small chalkboard and write the classes sight words. Then use a small eraser and have the students overlap the words written in chalk. Works on their motor skills needed to write the words and practices their spelling.
Paint Bag Writing: Add some paint to a plastic bag, seal it up & spend the afternoon with your kids drawing designs through the paint. Using a Q-tip instead of your finger to avoid tearing a hole in the bag.