Ruby: wards off bad dreams, worn on the left hand for protection, given as a gift is a symbol of friendship and love, aid to circulation; but never wear close to the solar plexus, as the Ruby has a disquieting effect upon it.
POPCORN WRITING: 1) Copy random pictures on white paper. 2) Copy parts of speech on yellow paper. 3) Cut out words and pics. 4) Toss them into a bowl or popcorn container. You have just created an attention-getting writing center. That’s it. Try it. Your kids will love it. (Make your own or purchase a pre-made set for $3.)