Groundhogs, Hamsters, and Snowcats – The Week in Review

Good morning from Maine where more than a foot of fresh snow has fallen in the last 24 hours. According to the snowcat, we have at least 20″ of snow in our yard. What’s a snowcat? It’s a board that has a ruler on it and has been cut to look like the silhouette of a cat. It was in the barn (along with a bunch of other junk) when I bought the house. Only 25 years of mortgage payments and I’ll own that snowcat free and clear!

This week was an exciting one in our house as my five year old finished her first chapter book! She loved Winter According to Humphrey and can’t wait to read some more books about Humphrey the hamster. 

I hope that you had an equally good week and have a great weekend! My family will be playing in the fresh snow. Before doing that I have this week’s list of the most popular posts to share.

These were the week’s most popular posts:
1. Groundhog Day Explained
2. How to Prevent Printing of Shared Google Documents
3. How to Create Custom Valentine’s Day Cards for Kids to Share
4. How to Add Watermarks to Google Docs
5. Build Talk or Type Educational Games on TinyTap
6. Educational Resources With a Super Bowl Theme
7. Three Ways to Use Lumio for Collaborative Learning Right Now

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