Summer Writing Camp For Children And Teens In Salt Lake City

By Carrie Finlinson

Write On! Workshops, my favorite summer writing camp, is now taking registration. Write On! Workshops runs one week each summer at Westminster College--this year from June 9th to June 13th. There are three sessions available: Lower Grade Session--2nd through 4th grades--9:00 am to 12:00 p... Read More

Pre-School Could Save Utah $30 Million Per Year

By Rachael Herrscher

Utah could save up to $30 million per year with a simple solution. Pre-School. Here's how: That's pretty easy math. Every $1 we spend saves us $7-10. I love simple solutions that have big impact, and pre-school is one of them. Want to help? You can help #Stand4PREK by contacting your Senato... Read More

Camp Leo Fall 2013

By Bryton@TheLeo

DATE OF EVENT: Thurs., Oct 17 and Fri. Oct., 18 Salt Lake City Activities for kids during UEA weekend Camp Leo Fall 2013 Are you ready to warm up with another round of educational fall workshops as the temperature gets a little cooler outdoors? The countdown has begun to Fall Camps at the L... Read More

The Leonardo Fall Workshops: Salt Lake City Attractions

By Bryton@TheLeo

The Leonardo is one of the great Salt Lake City Attractions. You shouldn't just fall into our workshops this Autumn. You should register, then run, push inanimate objects out the way and lift small children out of your path (unless they are going with you) to get the best seat. First off; you can r... Read More

Tuesday Tots @ The Leonardo

By Bryton@TheLeo

Ok, imagine for a minute being a toddler visiting the Leo. Fascinating danglies that hang high above your head, a wall of colored lights where the bottom is just about level with your head, same with the lowest lovely things in the gift shop. Hmm, so going through the Art Lab you find big wooden tab... Read More

Summer Writing Camp for Children and Teens

By Carrie Finlinson

Each summer my friend Emily and I host a writing camp for children at Westminster College called Write On! Workshops. It’s sort of like soccer camp or drama camp–only instead of kicking a ball or performing on stage, you play with words and explore lots of different kinds of writing.  For the ... Read More

Celebrate 20 Years of Reading Marathon with KUED

By Jacqui Voland

This holiday season KUED celebrates twenty years of raising readers in partnership with schools, libraries and museums across the state. KUED kicks off the 20th anniversary of the Reading Marathon at two special events around The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas!, a new hour-long PBS speci... Read More

The Summer Reading Slide – here it comes again

By Jacqui Voland

According to an article by RIF (Reading is Fundamental),  children who do not read over the summer will lose more than two months of reading achievement. In addition each summer they do not spend time reading that loss will accumulate over the elementary years.   What that really means is that "b... Read More

Summer writing camp is an ideal place for young writers

By Carrie Finlinson

Looking for a summer writing camp for your kids? Not every mom is. But for some, a summer writing camp is just what they are hoping to find. My friend Emily and I started Write On! Workshops Summer Camp six summers ago because it was just the kind of summer camp we wanted to find for our kids, bu... Read More

Writing Christmas cards with children

By Carrie Finlinson

Last night I had my children write Christmas cards to their dance teachers, school teachers, and church teachers. Writing Christmas cards with children is real world writing that can help to boost their writing skills and invest them in their own holiday good wishes to the important people in their ... Read More