With Halloween just around the corner, spooky bulletin board ideas are trending over at our Halloween mini-site. Take a look at what we have here.
See ya on the Net,
Barbara J. Feldman
“Surfing the Net with Kids”
Halloween Safety Printable(** for Premium Members only)
From costume safety to pet safety, this week’s roundup of Halloween safety tips will ensure that everyone has a happy Halloween.
CDC: Halloween Health and Safety Tips
With acrostic tips from “S” (“Swords, knives, and similar costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible.”) to “N” (Never walk near lit candles or luminaries. Be sure to wear flame-resistant costumes.”), the CDC wishes you a “Safe Halloween!” Scroll down the page for links to more Halloween safety tips from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Halloween Magazine: Official Halloween Safety Game
Start by reading through the Halloween Safety Rules, then scroll to the bottom of the page to play the Safety Quiz. Find the one house on the street that is safe for trick or treating. “GOOD JOB! You only want to go to places that are well lit.” Topics covered in the quiz include stranger danger, street smarts, rules of the road, candy safety, and the importance of sticking to a planned route for trick or treating.
Halloween Safety Guide
“The excitement of children and adults at this time of year can sometimes make them not as careful as they would normally be. Our site is filled with suggestions that can do a lot to stop tragedies from happening and help make the most of everyone’s favorite holiday of the year… Halloween!” Safety tips are organized into sections for kids, adults, parties, costumes, trick-or-treating, driving, pets, and home decor.
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Halloween Safety Printable
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Quote of the Week
“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” ~~ C. S. Lewis ~~ (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) Irish novelist, scholar. Go to http://www.lightafire.com/quotations/goals/ to find more inspirational quotes about goals and dreams.
Surfing the Calendar
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Diversity Awareness Month October
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National Cyber Security Month October
National Dental Hygiene Month October
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National Popcorn Month October
National Stamp Collecting Month October
Computer Learning Month October
Winnie-the-Pooh Published Oct 14, 1926
Martin Luther King Receives Nobel Prize Oct 14, 1964
Statue of Liberty Designated a National Monument Oct 15, 1924
Noah Webster’s Birthday, Celebrated Annually as Dictionary Day Oct 16, 1758
Marie Antoinette Beheaded Oct 16, 1793
U.S. Population Reaches 300 Million Oct 17, 2006
Transfer of Alaska From Russia to U.S., Celebrated as Alaska Day Oct 18, 1867
National Teen Driver Safety Week Oct 19-25, 2014
National Chemistry Week Oct 19-25, 2014
Edison Invents the Incandescent Light Bulb Oct 21, 1879
First Landfall of Hurricane Wilma Oct 21, 2005
Orionids Meteor Shower Oct 21, 2014
Chemists Celebrate National Mole Day Oct 23, 2014
Red Ribbon Week Oct 23-31, 2014
Pablo Picasso’s Birthday Oct 25, 1881