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Volume 4 Number 3

Happy 7th Anniversary Teachers.Net...
Apple Seeds: Inspirational quotes by Barb Erickson
Special Days This Month by Ron Victoria
A New Twist on Featured Schools
Classroom Photos by Members of the Teachers.Net Community
March Poems
March, There Was Crimson Clash of War, The Peaceful Shepherd
The Lighter Side of Teaching
  • Retirement Appreciation Seminar by Goose
  • Classroom Chuckles
  • Georgia's Head-tricks
  • Schoolies
  • Woodhead
  • Handy Teacher Recipes
    Classroom Crafts
    Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
    Story Stew from the Lesson Bank
    Concentration Word Games
    Penguin Facts Study Sheet
    "Elmer" the Patchwork Elephant
    Upcoming Ed Conferences
    Letters to the Editor
    March Columns
    March Articles
    March Informational Items
    Gazette Home Delivery:

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    Handy Teacher Recipes
    by The Teachers.Net Community

    Banana Fritters

    ½ cup low fat milk
    2 ripe, mashed bananas
    ½ teaspoon salt
    3 teaspoons baking powder
    2 beaten eggs
    1 tablespoon margarine (melted)
    vegetable oil
    confectioner's sugar

    Combine the milk and bananas in a large bowl.

    Add the baking powder and salt.

    Stir in eggs and margarine.

    Heat the oil in a large skillet to 365 degrees F (180 degrees C).

    Gently place spoonfuls of the mixture into the hot oil.

    Fry until brown, turn over and brown on other side.

    Remove fritters from the oil.

    Drain on paper towels.

    Sprinkle fritters with confectioner's sugar.

    Serve while warm.

    From a Teachers.Net mailring
    Arachnid (Spider) Cookies
    from the Teachers.Net Lessons Bank

    ½ cup semisweet-chocolate pieces
    ½ cup peanut-butter flavored pieces
    16 large marshmallows
    ¼ cup (1/2 stick) butter
    ½ tsp. vanilla
    2 cups oat ring cereal
    2 cups chow mein noodles
    Small red cinnamon candies
    Chow mein noodles

    In large saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate and peanut butter flavored pieces, marshmallows and butter, stirring constantly.

    Remove from heat.

    Stir in vanilla.

    Add cereal and noodles; mix gently but thoroughly.

    Working quickly, drop mixture by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper, shaping to resemble spiders.

    While spiders are still soft, press two candies on top for eyes and additional noodles around edges for legs.

    Gazette Recipes:

    • AUGUST 2003
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      Pizzas on English Muffins
      Ants on a Log
      Seed Balls
      Fruit Leather
    • JUNE 2003
      Uncooked Chocolate Cookies
    • MAY 2003
      Caterpillar Cake
      Mrs. Ferguson's Snickerdoodles
      Dirt pudding
    • MARCH 2003
      Banana Fritters
      Arachnid (Spider) Cookies
    • FEBRUARY 2003
      Hot Dog Stir-Fry
      Recipes for Bread in a Bag
    • JANUARY 2003
      Tutti Frutti Playdough
      Snowman Soup
      Edible Glacier
      Ice Cube Painting
    • DECEMBER 2002
      Two Cinnamon Applesauce Dough Ornaments
      Gingerbread Playdough
      Rudolph Sandwiches
    • NOVEMBER 2002
      Pumpkin Pancakes
      Pumpkin Pie an a Cup
      Cranberry Salad
      "Mystery" Food
    • OCTOBER 2002
      Bat Wing Stew
      Magic Chalk
      Making Butter
    • SEPTEMBER 2002
      Sidewalk Chalk
      Magical Milk Colors
      Bubble Soap
      Heathly Seed Balls
      Easy Ice Cream Recipes
    • AUGUST 2002
      Piglets in a Blanket
      Coconut Bread From Barbados
      Beach in a Bag Snack
    • JULY 2002
      Ice Cream in a Bag
      No-Cook Play Dough Recipes
      Insect Theme Recipes
      Edible Insects
    • JUNE 2002
      Butterfly Sandwich
    • MAY 2002
      Swimmy Snack
      Edible Bird Nests
      Mother's Tea
    • APRIL 2002
      April Showers Bring...Skittles Rainbows!
      Dental Health Activity and Recipe
    • MARCH 2002
      Green Mashed Potatoes
      Magic Green Powder
    • FEBRUARY 2002
      Graham Cracker Flag
      Pretzel Stick Snow People
      Groundhog's Day Cupcakes
      Cherry Turnovers For President's Day
      Valentine Kisses
    • JANUARY 2002
      Tortilla Snowflakes
      Finger Paint
      Sticky Toffee
    • DECEMBER 2001
      Creative Play Clay
      Sand & Cornstarch Modeling Dough

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