Grandparents Day Ideas

About Grandparent’s Day Grandparent’s Day is celebrated in September, on the first Sunday following Labor Day. This year that date falls on Sunday September 9th.  Founded by Marian McQuade, her primary purpose was to celebrate  and honor the  elderly in nursing homes.  She also hoped to encourage grandchildren to inherit the wisdom and heritage from their grandparents. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter made it a national holiday. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Grandparents_Day Story Time with Grandparents Check out some of these books for a story time on Grandparent’s Day. Book list from www.apples4theteacher.com     Abuela ( English with Spanish Phrases) by Arthur Dorros   Funny, … Continue reading

Puppy Tales

Par-T-Perfect has a nation wide contest between the different locations call Balloonacy.  Our party leaders compete against each other to make fun and creative balloon twists.  We have seen some really fun, cute, creative and amazing sculptures come from this challenge that head office has provide us with.   Our very own Amanda has won a few within our location and had her creations entered into the pot to win an IPod Nano.  Rufus the dog was one of them!  Amanda had a lot of fun making Rufus and it took her about two hours to put together.   She … Continue reading