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Love Conquers All Day | JOY for Today

That love conquers all, I have no doubt. It breaks down barriers, lights up the darkest nights, and finds a way in to warm even the coldest of hearts. Love will always win in the end but knowing love along the way adds JOY to the journey. Love Conquers All Day - June 3rd Annually JOY for Today Offerings: Did You Know...  Four we didn't. Wolfe Stew Connects  To the power of love. Bible Verses and Quotes  Related to love. Activity Suggestions  Heart Map, Song List, Story Prompt, Would You Rather, and Family Challenge Upcoming Holiday:   Hot Air Balloon Day  (June 5th Annually) Did You Know: Love conquers definitions?  We struggle to find one suitable definition for love so use it to describe a variety of feelings and actions. Merriam-Webster defines love nine ways as a noun and four as a verb. National Today  identifies thirteen types of love. Love conquers death? When you spend time with people who love you, your risk of an early death is reduced by 50%. Moreover, having someone w

Forgiveness Day 2022 | JOY for Today

(Updated 5/25/2023.) Sometimes seeking joy is not a task you want to undertake. Sometimes we want to sit in our anger, sadness, or hurt and are not ready for joy. But, when you are ready to let that JOY back in , forgiveness is a necessary step. June 26th Annually Forgiveness Day Findings: Did You Know...  Two we knew; three we didn't. Wolfe Stew Connects  To the difficulty of forgiveness. Bible Verses and Quotes  About forgiveness of self and others. Activity Suggestions  Posters, movies, books, and songs. UPCOMING HOLIDAYS: Independence Day (July 4th Annually) Give Something Away Day (July 15th Annually) National Ice Cream Day (July's Third Sunday) Did You Know: There is more than one day for forgiveness throughout the year? Additional designations for forgiveness include the third full week of June, July 7th, the first Sunday in August, September 27th, and October 7th. ( Checkiday ) Forgiveness is good for your health?  Mayo Clinic studied the health benefits of forgiven

November 2020 | An Idea for Every Day

(Updated 10/7/2022) November – the month of Thanksgiving and fall. It’s a month full of gratitude, family, and warmth, from the comfort of our homes to the joy in our heart.  We want to help bring the comfort, warmth, and love into your learning too, leaders, with the help of these resources we’ve stewed on for you. For every November day, you’ll find learning opportunities on which to embark with your Preschool to Sixth grade learner . Find the activities as a November calendar or “menu” in the blog below. If you’re looking for even more ideas, be sure to check out our Pinterest board. Here’s our November 2020 Idea for Every Day Calendar for you to print, pin, bookmark or paste: Above is only the graphic, click here to download the calendar.   And here’s a blank November 2020 for you to do with as you choose. This is only a graphic, click here to download your blank calendar. If you want to jump to a particular date, click the appropriate one below. Week One (11.1.2020-1

Monster Musical Chairs | A Wolfe Stew Review

  Here, at Wolfe Stew, we love sharing books that inspire learning.   This is one of them!   If you’re a leader of older learners, please don’t discount this book because of its appearance.   There is still opportunity for learning here, I promise!   Remember, we indicate potential spoilers as asterisks surrounding the header. Target Audience If you like predictable books with a beat, repetition and relatable characters, Monster Musical Chairs answers that call.   You’ll be dancing through the pages with the monsters and engage in learning to boot!   While this book specifically targets readers preparing to learn subtraction, we think learners of every kind can connect to this book.   If cuddly monsters, entertaining littles, mentor writing or art interest you, check this one out! We think this book would be appropriate to read aloud to learners around the ages of 3-6 with independent reading encouraged for ages 7-9.    Useful as a springboard into a multitude of learning oppo

September Week 4 | An Idea for Every Day

(Updated 8.25.2022) We finally got our summer camping trip in! Yes… it’s true…. we waited until after our first snowfall, but nevertheless, we got it in! And, technically, it’s still summer, so "Woohoo!" to accomplished goals. Our nieces and nephews spent the weekend hunting down Bigfoot and feeding chipmunks. My sister and I got scorched in the concentrated UV waves that come with higher elevations while on a four-mile walk around a nearby lake; our husbands came through relatively unscathed. Trips were made to a local Starbucks because our coffee solution failed. And while we formed plans to go again in two weeks, those plans quickly changed. It appears that as the season comes to an end, the campsites are booked solid. So, we’re not the only crazies going out this late in the season! It truly was a weekend of memory making and I’m so glad we were able to do it before summer’s end! What's coming up this week? Well, I’m glad you asked. Check out these daily holidays wi