holidays

3 Ways to Celebrate Veterans Day in the Classroom

How to Celebrate Veterans Day in the Classroom Veterans Day is a time to honor and remember the men and women who have served in the military to protect our freedom. In the classroom, it presents a unique opportunity to educate children about the sacrifices made by our veterans and

Read More »

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

Read More »

Engaging Activities for December in the Classroom

December is straight-up crazy! The excitement and energy surpass any other month in the classroom. Balancing learning and fun is key! Here are some engaging December activities! 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

Read More »

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

Read More »

3 Ways to Keep Students Engaged in Learning through December

It’s December! Busy, chilly, stressful, fun, frantic, fabulous December. Your students’ excitement is building while you are just trying to cross off 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 difficult.

Read More »

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

Read More »