Holidays

This Holiday Season, Please Consider Giving Back

Are you willing to spread the holiday cheer this year? Boston Tutoring Services is happy to promote organizations who help people in need. There are plenty of fantastic organizations that give all of us the chance to give back, and the holidays are always a time of year in which people need some extra help. Times have been tough for all of us this year, but if you are able to help those less fortunate,…

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How to Have Safe Holiday Gatherings During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to have safe holiday gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic has surely been on everyone’s mind as Christmas approaches. With COVID-19 cases hitting an all-time high, making the decision not to gather in person may be the most loving one a family can make this holiday season. This is especially true in families with high-risk members, such as older adults and people with pre-existing conditions. There is no such thing as completely safe holiday gatherings…

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Halloween Traditions Teachers Have Started in the Classroom

It’s the time of year when spooky stories emerge and haunted traditions appear! Every family is sure to have their own traditions for autumn–from pumpkin-carving to harvest rituals, there’s something for everyone. Halloween traditions aren’t reserved for home alone, however. Some spooky teachers were willing to share the Halloween traditions they have started in their own classrooms here. Cemetery Trek On or around Halloween, Dr. Carter, an associate professor in Virginia, takes his class to meet…

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Halloween Books Kids are Guaranteed to Love

It’s almost Halloween, and it’s still possible to have some safe and spooky fun. Check out these Halloween books for kids and get in the spirit. 1. Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson: The witch and her cat are happily flying through the sky on a broomstick when the wind picks up and blows away the witch’s hat, then her bow, and then her wand! Luckily, three helpful animals find the missing items, and…

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These Spooky Short Stories Will Get You Ready for Halloween

Happy October! We are now well into the month of my favorite holiday: Halloween. I’m hoping to get everyone into the holiday spirit with this list of spooky short stories. Please keep in mind that these stories are recommended for high school students and up, and are not appropriate for young kids. Please check out our blog about Halloween books coming out next week if you have little ones. Stay spooky and keep it creepy!…

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Fun and Safe Autumn Activities We Can Still Enjoy This Fall

I don’t know about you, but autumn is my absolute favorite season. The air gets crisper, leaves put on a colorful display, and I breathe easier knowing all the heat and humidity is behind us (and as an asthmatic, I mean that both figuratively and literally). Even though we need to take certain precautions right now, that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy our favorite autumn activities. Here is a list of 15 safe autumn…

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Fun-Filled Activities for the February Break

Looking to keep your kids busy over the February break? Check out our list of fun-filled activities happening around Boston. Magic and Beyond featuring Illusionist David Garrity When: Sat 2/15/20 Where: Regent Theatre in Arlington Time: 10:30 AM Age: ages 2 and up Cost: $12.00 Adults, $10.00 Children Illusionist David Garrity presents “Magic & Beyond,” a one-person illusion show that features unique theatrical and visual magic and comedy to a custom-edited musical soundtrack. Garrity uses…

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Need Tutoring Services While Traveling This Winter?

Need Tutoring Services While Traveling This Winter? Online tutoring can be a great opportunity for your child to receive the same tutoring services anywhere in the world, any time of day. Whether you are working on ISEE , SSAT, SAT, or ACT prep, our test prep tutors utilize Skype/FaceTime, as well as https://www.join.me/  to maximize instruction and screen share with your child. For K-12 Academic Subject Tutoring, students can engage with tutors using these interfaces and also play online games that support their academic growth. If…

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Self Care Tips for Students over the Holidays

Students and teachers are enjoying winter break, and excitement is running high! It is hard to believe we have completed the first four months of school and we are approaching a new year. After the winter performances and class parties are over, we spend time with the people we love to ring in the new year. It’s so important to keep self care tips in mind throughout this time.  One challenge of the holiday season…

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Winter Break Activities: Looking to Keep Busy Over the Holidays?

Looking for winter break activities to keep your kids busy and having fun? Check out our list for some great ideas. Happy holidays! Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Boston Tue, December 17, 2019 – Sun, December 29, 2019 The timeless movie “White Christmas” is adapted for the stage in a lavish new production that the New York Times says to “put on your wish list.” Hanukkah at MFA, Boston (free) Wed, December 18, 2019    Come…

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