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August Activities

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These easy chocolate chip cookies are the best I have ever made! Soft, chewy and full of chips! A must try cookie recipe.


  • 2 cups brown sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 2 teaspoons hot water

  • 2/3 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

  • 2 1/2 cups flour

  • 2 cups chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Cream butter and brown sugar in mixer.

  3. Beat in eggs, vanilla, baking soda, hot water, salt and cream of tartar.

  4. Remove bowl from mixer and stir in flour and chocolate chips until incorporated.

  5. Drop by spoonful on parchment lined baking sheet 2 inches apart.

  6. Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees and let cool on wire racks.

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Baby Shark

By:  Scholastic  Illustrator: John John Bajet

Baby Shark! Doo doo doo doo doo doo!
Baby Shark! Doo doo doo doo doo doo!
Baby Shark! Doo doo doo doo doo doo!
Baby Shark!

Baby Shark has become well-known and well-loved by teachers, parents, and children everywhere. And with hilarious and adorable under-the-sea art of Baby Shark, Mama Shark, Daddy Shark, Grandma Shark and more ocean creatures, kids won't be able to get enough of this silly illlustrated story of a shark family!

Children will delight in this silly sing-along story with funny, eye-popping illustrations and informative picture guides to help readers to mimic and act out the hand/foot movements and develop their fine motor skills. By the end of the singalong story, little ones will be laughing, singing, and dancing their way to fun and reading success!

Are you up for the Baby Shark reading challenge?

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