holidays

How to Play Virtual Valentine’s Day Bingo

Valentine’s day, like every other holiday for the last year, will look very different. Our school is allowing a Valentine exchange with a few stipulations– Valentines have to be sent in by a certain date so they can sit before being handed out. No homemade treats (honestly, I think this

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7 Activities for Engagement in December

December is straight up crazy! The excitement and energy surpasses any other month in the classroom. Balancing learning and fun is key! Get in the holiday spirit with some festive dress-up days. My advice–don’t overcomplicate it and it becomes easier for students to participate. Try to be general (green day)

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Valentine’s Day Party Idea: A Popcorn Bar

Just POPPING (ha!) in really quick to share what we are doing in my class this year to celebrate Valentine’s day! If I have to be completely honest, class parties aren’t my favorite days of the year (except our winter holiday breakfast because I get to sling pancakes!!). But, I

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Holiday Classroom Management Ideas

It’s December! Busy, chilly, stressful, fun, frantic, fabulous December. Your students excitement is building while you are just trying to cross of your gift to do list (what do I get my parents?!) while still maintaining some sense of classroom normalcy. Visits with Santa, assemblies, holidays around the work, Holiday

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4 Student Holiday Gift Idea Alternatives

It’s the holiday season.  The time for giving thanks is long gone and now it’s time for giving.  Don’t get me wrong, I love to buy gifts for people.  But you know there are those times you feel like you are just giving to give something without a whole lot of

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