Archived Winston Says

 

 

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Here is the Braille alphabet.

 

 

Keep watching to see how to make thumbprint pictures.

 

 

You can even make a thumbprint rabbit!

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Learn how Braille was invented.

 

 

Louis Braille was only fifteen when he created the raised alphabet.

 

 

People who have impaired vision can use the braille alphabet to read.

 

 

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Here is a picture book about Helen Keller.

 

 

You can learn how Annie Sullivan taught Helen to communicate.

 

 

Annie and Helen were great friends who loved each other!

 

 

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Who was Helen Keller?

 

 

Watch this video to find out!

 

 

Why is Helen Keller a person who inspires others?

 

 

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Here is a quote is from Helen Keller …

 

 

“The best and most beautiful things in the world

cannot be seen or even touched.

They must be felt with the heart.”

 

 

 

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Try some paper plate weaving …

 

 

… use any yarn or string that you have at home.

 

 

Don’t be afraid to experiment!

 

 

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Here is a read-aloud about a selfish fish … 

 

 

… called The Rainbow Fish.

 

 

The Rainbow Fish learned an important lesson about kindness!

 

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Today’s song reminds us to be kind …

 

 

… to everyone!

 

 

Can you do something kind today?

 

 

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Here is a quote is from Father Faber …

 

 

“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions,

and the roots spring up and make new trees.”

 

 

Be kind today!

 

 

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Here is a flag craft …

 

 

to celebrate Memorial Day!

 

 

We love our country!

 

 

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This is an important video about the members of our military … 

 

 

and why they serve.

 

 

Thank a soldier today!

 

 

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We honor and thank …

 

 

our fallen heroes!

 

 

God bless America!

 

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Next Monday we will celebrate Memorial Day …

 

 

On Memorial Day, we remember.

 

 

God bless the brave men and women who died for our freedom!

 

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What is a nature creation …

 

 

… and  how do you make one?

 

 

Genesee Country Village & Museum shows us how!

 

 

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Today’s video shows how a first grader …

 

 

… was a good friend!

 

 

Be a good friend today!

 

 

 

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Here are some neighborhood friends …

 

 

… who did the right thing!

 

 

Do the right thing today!

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Watch how a small act of kindness …

 

 

… made a big difference!

 

 

Be kind to someone today!

 

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Here is a thought from John Wesley …

 

 

“Do all the good you can,

By all the means you can,

In all the ways you can,

In all the places you can,

At all the times you can,

To all the people you can,

As long as you ever can.”

 

These are good words to live by!

 

 

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This weekend, make a bouquet of tissue paper flowers for your mom.

 

 

You might need a grown-up to help.

 

 

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Sunday is Mother’s Day …

 

 

… maybe you would like to make a card for your mother.

 

 

You can decorate this card any way that you would like!

 

 

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Here is a funny read-aloud about mothers …

 

 

It was written by Jean Reagan and illustrated by Lee Wildish.

 

 

Remember that Sunday is Mother’s Day!

 

 

 

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Here are some fireworks to celebrate all of your hard work at  home!

 

 

Celebrate with me!

 

 

Always remember …

“You rock!”

 

 

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Here is a thought from President Theodore Roosevelt …

 

 

“Believe you can,

and you are halfway there!”

 

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Would you like to learn how to make a monkey …

 

 

… using a toilet paper roll?

 

 

Perhaps you will make a community of chimpanzees!

(But remember, chimpanzees do not have tails!)

 

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Sometimes the things we say can make a big difference …

 

 

Kid President suggests “20 Things We Should Say More Often!”

What do you think we should say more often?

 

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Here is a song you know …

 

 

Sing with me!

You CAN make a difference!

 

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Here is another message from Dr. Jane Goodall.

 

 

It is called “Jane Goodall on How Kids Can Make a Difference”.

 

Jane knows that you can follow your dreams!

 

 

 

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Here is a thought from Dr. Jane Goodall …

 

 

“You cannot get through a single day

without making an impact on the world around you.

What you do makes a difference,

and you have to decide

what kind of difference you want to make.”

 

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Here are some easy crafts using recycled materials to try this weekend!

 

 

You can post photos of the projects you make!

 

I think I would build a bunny town!

 

 

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Here is another song about our world …

 

 

We heard a different group sing it last week …

 

 

It really is a wonderful world!

 

 

 

 

 

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Here is an Earth Day song …

 

 

Sing along with me!

 

 

 

Thank you, God, for our beautiful world!

 

 

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Here is one of my favorite Dr. Seuss stories.

 

 

It is called “The Lorax”.

 

 

Will you speak for the trees?

 

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Here is a thought from a story told by Aesop …

 

 

“No act of kindness,

no matter how small,

is ever wasted.”

 

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Would you like to try a fun and simple weekend craft?

 

 

Here’s how to make an easy origami paper bunny.

 

 

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Here is a special song …

 

 

It is performed by members of the United States Navy Band.

 

 

I feel happy when I hear this song!

 

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Here is a fun read-aloud.

 

 

It is called “Arnie the Doughnut”.

It was written and illustrated by Laurie Keller.

 

 

 

Do you remember reading this book in school?

(I wish I had a doughnut …

with sprinkles!)

 

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Here is a thought from Christopher Robin …

with thanks to author A. A. Milne:

 

 

“You are braver than you believe,

stronger than you seem,

and smarter than you think.”

 

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Everyone knows that I am a very good listener!

It is important to listen to your friends.

 

 

Here is a read-aloud that I really like.

It is called “The Rabbit Listened”.

It was written and illustrated by Cori Doerrfeld.

 

 

 

If you don’t have a rabbit,

I know your stuffed animals will listen to you!