holidays

How to Play Virtual Valentine’s Day Bingo

Valentine’s day in the classroom can be overwhelming! It just seems like there is SO much going on in February–Groundhog’s Day, 100th Day, Presidents’ Day. You can keep Valentine’s Day low key and still have a lot of fun. Here’s how to play Virtual Valentine’s Day Bingo. Here’s how you

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7 Engaging Activities for December

December is straight-up crazy! The excitement and energy surpass any other month in the classroom. Balancing learning and fun is key! Here are 7 engaging December activites! Festive Days Get in the holiday spirit with some festive dress-up days. My advice–don’t overcomplicate it and it becomes easier for students to

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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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December Engagement Ideas for the Classroom

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. Keeping the engagement level high during December can be

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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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