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The Japan America Kite Festival is Almost Here

The annual The Japan America Kite Festival will be held on October 3rd. American Montessori Consulting is not affiliated in any way with the Kite Festival. I attended the festival two times, and I feel that everyone should attend, at least once!! 🙂

To learn more abut Seal Beach, kite flying and numerous kite flying lessons and resource links, please visit www.amonco.org/summer/montessori_summer1.pdf and http://www.vckf.org/index.html

Please read below, to learn more about the special upcoming event.

Two big announcements from Janis Sabic and Glen Rothstein

Southern California’s Largest Kiting Event!

Sunday, October 3 11am – 4pm
North Side of Seal Beach Pier
Free Admission!

Come with family and friends to enjoy Japanese and international kites of all sizes and colors! Kite Workshop and games for Children, Japanese food & cultural booths, 50′ x 100′ Giant Show kites, Taiko drum performance, Kite Candy Drops for kids, Kite Battles and Stunt Kite demonstrations and much more!

Co-presented by Japan America Society of Southern California and Up Up and Away Kite Club

For all the latest information go to: http://www.kiteclub.org
For Information call: Up Up & Away Kites (562) 596-7661
As always – I hope to see you all down at the beach flying – Have a great 2010
Remember: “Imagination is the Highest Kite One Can Fly” Lauren Bacall

Lots of good wishes your way,
Janis Sabic – Your Kite Club President

PLEASE PRINT AND HAND OUT TO EVERYONE YOU CAN See http://www.amonco.org/Kite FestivalFlyer.pdf

*****Volunteers Needed on Sunday*****

October 3rd for the Kite Festival at 6:30 AM to help set up fields and everything else – Please just show up on the right side on the Seal Beach Pier in the parking lot – Thanks tons  in advance

Southern California’s Largest Kiting Event!

Sunday, October 3 11am – 4pm
North Side of Seal Beach Pier
Free Admission!

Come with family and friends to enjoy Japanese and international kites of all sizes and colors! Kite Workshop and games for Children, Japanese food & cultural booths, 50′ x 100′ Giant Show kites, Taiko drum performance, Kite Candy Drops for kids, Kite Battles and Stunt Kite demonstrations and much more!

Co-presented by Japan America Society of Southern California and Up Up and Away Kite Club

For all the latest information go to:  http://www.kiteclub.org
For Information call: Up Up &; Away Kites (562) 596-7661
As always – I hope to see you all down at the beach flying – Have a great 2010
Remember: “Imagination is the Highest Kite One Can Fly” Lauren Bacall
Lots of good wishes your way
Janis Sabic – Your Kite Club President

FROM GLEN ROTHSTEIN:

Greetings!

Glen Rothstein here.  As Master of Ceremonies of the Annual Seal Beach Japan America Kite Festival, I would like to extend an invitation to all Flyers who are able to join us on Sunday, October 3rd.  We will begin festivities for the 14th year in a row around 10am (Kite Time) and continue through 5pm.

This year, we are also looking for a few additional Demo Artists to join us on Field One to share their talents and delight the Crowds.  As with any event, volunteers are also needed for the usual Ground Crew, Kite Ambassadors, Tail Chase/Candy Drop Helpers, setup and tear down, etc.

I am also putting the REV MEGA FLY on the Schedule.

If you plan on coming up to enjoy a day at the beach and discover a kite festival, PLEASE stop by my tent and say hello.

Thanking You in Advance for your Participation, Support and Passion for Kiting.

Respectfully Submitted,

Glen E. Rothstein
SBJAKF MC
http://www.vckf.org/index.html

Enjoy!

Heidi Anne Spietz

http://www.amonco.org

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Fantastic Fall Gardening Ideas and Projects

Read http://www.amonco.org/creative9/monteessori9.pdf for some wonderful gardening related lesson planning ideas. You’ll find new articles by Catherina, of Garden Artisans.com

Learn What do do with All Those Tomatoes. Make some mouth watering Homemade Fresh Tomato Ketchup Yum!!

Do you want to grow your own pumpkins? Catherine provides tips which will guide you through the process.

Children will also enjoy making the Nectar Recipe for Hummingbirds

Don’t forget to visit http://www.gardenartisans.com for your year round gardening needs.

Discover additional gardening ideas by reading http://www.amonco.org/creative1/monteessori1.pdf

Rae Petersen, of The Creative Process, shares information for Montessorians in Gardens for Schools – Get Ready Now for Your Spring Garden
Finally, visit http://www.amonco.org/montessorisummergardening.html for Montessori Lessons-A Gardening Unit Study.

Enjoy!

Heidi Anne Spietz
http://www.amonco.org

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Hands On Equations Program for Montessorians

The Hands-On Equations Program is one of the featured prizes in the AMC Special Montessori September and October Drawings. Please see http://www.amonco.org To enter the drawing, please visit http://www.amonco.org/directory.html

Attend one of the upcoming Hands-On Equations webinars to learn more about this wonderful product. See Workshops for details.

This webinar will provide an overview of Hands-On Equations. Participants will gain an idea of how equations are represented and solved and how the concepts are applied to the solution of verbal problems. We will show how the game pieces are used to represent equations such as:

4x + 3 = 3x + 9
2(x + 4) = x + 10
5x + 2(-x) + 3 = x + 9
2x = (-x) + 12

In addition, we will provide a glimpse of Hands-On Equations can assist students in solving verbal problems such as:
Three times a number, increased by 2, is the same as the number increased by 10. Find the number.

Eight years from now, Tom will be 4 years older than twice his present age. How old is he now?

By participating in this introductory webinar, participants will understand how Hands-On Equations can be of value to them in introducing their students in grades 3 – 9 to basic algebraic concepts. Full-length webinars and full-day workshops are available to provide educators with in-depth training

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September Montessori Drawing – The Celebration Continues

The American Montessori Consulting Resource Directory Celebrates 10th Anniversary – Enter the drawing for a chance to win special prizes See http://www.amonco.org for a
description of the prizes.

Visit http://wwww.amonco.org to enter.
Scroll down until you see the entry form!

It’s time to enter the special AMC September drawing.

September 1st Place Prizes donated by the following companies:

Bountifulspinweave.com
Cantemosco.com
Little-Folks-Music.com
Hands on Equations
The Creative Process
Homeschool.Literatureplace.com
AMC Montessori Bookstore

September 2nd Place Prizes donated by the following
companies:

Conceptual Learning – A Montessori Company
Kimbo Educational
Learning SuccessInstitute
Coyote Creek Productions
AMC Montessori Bookstore

Visit http://www.amonco.org for a complete description of prizes available.

Heidi

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