This policy was last updated January 4, 2023.
I very much value your privacy and want to protect it.
This policy explains when and why I collect information about you, how I use it, the conditions under which I may disclose it to others and how I keep it secure.
I may change this policy from time to time, so please check this page occasionally to make sure you’re happy with any changes. By using Fun-A-Day, you’re agreeing to be bound by this policy.
Any questions regarding this policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to email@example.com. Read on for more specifics.
Fun-A-Day is an early childhood education website based in the United States. It was created in 2012 and is independently owned and operated by me, Mary Catherine.
Fun-A-Day is focused on fun and meaningful early learning ideas for early childhood educators, with a focus on preschool and kindergarten.
How Information is Collected
Here’s how your information is collected on Fun-A-Day:
- If you leave a comment
- If you subscribe to Fun-A-Day’s email community
- Through cookies
- Via Google Analytics
Fun-A-Day’s Email Community
If you decide to join our email community via any of the many sign up forms located throughout this website, then your first name and email address are required. I require your email address in order to send you the emails, and I require your first name in case we want to personalize the emails sent to you.
At the bottom of every email I send, you will find a link to unsubscribe. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. If you are having trouble unsubscribing or would like to be removed from the newsletter, then simply send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org asking to be removed.
Currently, I send a minimum of three emails per week. However, I will occasionally email you about ideas, activities, products and other promotions that may be relevant to your interests.
Your email and name are never sold or given away to a third party.
All emails you receive are anti-spam compliant. At the bottom of every email, you will find information on how to contact me, as well as information on how to unsubscribe.
I love hearing your comments and feedback in the comments!
If you choose to leave a comment on a blog post, then please be aware that the comment is then public and visible to anyone who reads the comment section. Your email address is never shared or disclosed, but your name and comment will be visible to others.
It is highly recommended that you avoid leaving detailed personal information in your comments.
I reserve the right to remove comments deemed as inappropriate, threatening, profane, or spammy without notice.
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While I wish I could say I’m talking about delicious, homemade cookies, the cookies I’m referencing here are little pieces of code that track your use of our site and help make a better experience for you on Fun-A-Day.
Here’s a more detailed explanation of cookies, if you’re interested:
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
I use them as part of
- The commenting system on Fun-A-Day so you don’t always have to enter your information.
- Google Analytics’ data collection so we can see who has visited Fun-A-Day.
As mentioned above, I use Google Analytics to analyze the use of my website.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version.
If You’re Under 16
I’m just as concerned with your privacy as we are adults’ privacy. Please make sure you have permission from your parent(s) or guardian(s) prior to hanging out on Fun-A-Day.
Transferring Your Personal Data
I will NOT transfer your personal data unless under a legal obligation to do so, with any exceptions noted above.
Removing Your Data
As mentioned above, you control how cookies and such store your data. Beyond that, if you want me to remove any of your information please email me at email@example.com. Please give me a month to ensure your request is taken care of.
I will include links to various products that I like, use at home, use at school, or have used in the past. I’m only going to include them if I think they fit well with what I use, what I think my readers might like, and what makes sense within my site’s content.
My main source of product links is through Amazon, since I use it for many purchases and it’s the most easily accessed by my readers. Official bit here — Mary Catherine of Fun-A-Day is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
I have a similar association with D.J. Inkers, Discount School Supply, and Etsy.
Please note that all of my opinions are my own, despite my relationship with these companies.
Sharing and Copyright
This blog is my own intellectual property (no comments about how much intellect I have left). I will be sure to cite any and all sources if I use ideas found elsewhere.
Feel free to share ideas found here, unless otherwise stated. Just be sure to cite me and link back to my blog if you do so! It would be awesome if you could let me know if you use my ideas on your own blog.
If you’re a fellow blogger, you have my permission to use one picture from a post (NOT a Pinterest image, though), provided you cite me and link back to the specific post on Fun-A-Day. The citation needs to be in the same color and size as the other text in your post (this means you may not write “source” in tiny gray letters linking back to my post). Other than that, please don’t use any of my blog’s pictures without express permission from me. You may only include a brief summation of the post to go along with the one photo (this means no copying and pasting ingredients, materials, directions, etc.).
Much as I’m good at sharing, please don’t copy my posts without my permission. My rambling falls under copyright. 🙂
Everything shared on Fun-A-Day is meant for educational purposes only. What worked within my classrooms with my students, or at home with my own child, might not work for you. You know the children in your care best.
Every activity and idea shared on Fun-A-Day is meant to have consistent adult supervision. This includes overseeing the children throughout all activities. This also includes taking children’s needs, allergies, interests, ages, religious needs, etc. into account when preparing and initiating any activities with the children within your care.
By incorporating the ideas/activities shared here, you are accepting full liability. You accept full responsibility for the consequences of your use, or non-use, of any information provided on or through this website, and you agree to use your own judgment and due diligence before implementing any idea, suggestion or recommendation from Fun-A-Day to your life, family or business.
I love your blog!
I am a passionate senior physics and chemistry teacher of 17 & 18 year olds (pre University) in Australia.
It may seem silly but many of the fun activities for youngsters on your site appeal to my students who enjoy working out the science behind them and love the ‘wow’ factor. As a critical year for examinations and university applications progresses it is lovely to use the activities as both meaningful learning opportunities and a bit of ‘de stressing’ regards pracs.
We are currently studying organic chemistry with the Chem guys. It has been a delight to venture into all the silly things they remember from grade school whilst closely analysing the workings of the molecules and reactions involved.
As a little bonus the seniors are able to add some of their ‘experiments’ to our science show repertoire for their monthly visit to promote science in the junior school.
Thank you so much for ongoing inspiration. Will share some photos at a later date if deemed appropriate.
Mary Catherine says
Josie, what a wonderful comment to read! Thanks so much for sharing it. I would ADORE any pictures you and your students would be willing to share, either via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Fun-A-Day’s FB page. My students and my son would think it was amazing to see the older students exploring the activities we share here. What an awesome way for people of all ages to see that learning can be fun! Thank you again for your kind words!
I am a retired teacher and am passionate about teaching reading. I am beginning to work with a child who has a severe speech impediment and is repeating kindergarten. After a short visit and assessment, I can tell he will be seen as a child with real problems if he does not receive one on one help. The printable books will be a great asset. Thank you!
Mary Catherine says
Oh I am so happy to hear that you and your student are finding use for the printable books! 🙂
Debbie Cassese says
I love the snowman name. I have the children look on the rug for the letters of their name. They love it!!!
Mary Catherine says
I love hearing this! Thanks for telling me how you use it!!!
I am a retired pre-k .K teacher who has gone back into the classroom. I love your ideas!! You are wonderful!!
Mary Catherine says
Vickie, thank you so much for your kind words this morning! I’m glad you’re finding some useful ideas here on Fun-A-Day. 🙂