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Color Your Favorite Characters and Win!

Announcing Our First Coloring Contest!

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IRIS Educational Media is proud to present our very first coloring contest, featuring our We Have Skills characters. These seven animal friends help students ages 4-8 practice social skills.

Here are the rules for the coloring contest:

  1. Download the coloring sheets featuring the We Have Skills animal friends.

Why Do We Ignore the Emotional Lives of Children?

With the constant focus on testing and data, we rarely discuss the fundamentals of children’s lives.

At a summer workshop several years ago, the participants were asked to write in a few words what, as educators, they were passionate about. Without hesitation I grabbed a blue marker and wrote “the emotional life of children” on my sketch paper.