Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and visions of Valentine’s Day cards and candy hearts are dancing in your students’ minds. This year capture your students’ enthusiasm for the holiday and turn it into a learning opportunity. Check out the seven fun and easy ideas below to make this Valentine’s Day a memorable one.
Love and laughter go hand-in-hand, so it is no surprise that kids love Valentine’s Day jokes. If you want to make your children chuckle, take a look at some of the cute and kid-friendly jokes below. They are sure to bring a smile to their faces!
Black History Month begins February 1st and runs through the end of the month. It is a great time to learn about different histories, as well as the similarities that children have no matter what their race or background. The books below are a few that are sure to hold your students’ attention and give
Have fun this Valentine’s Day season and introduce some crafts in with your lessons. The four ideas below are perfect for decorating the classroom and letting students explore their creative sides. The best part? They are inexpensive to make!
Now, more than ever, emphasizing kindness, compassion, and tolerance are essential character lessons in the classroom. This year, make a point of stressing the importance of those traits in your holiday decor. Decorate your classroom for Valentine’s Day with one of the ideas below that is sure to inspire kindness in your classroom.
This idea comes from Laura, a 1st Grade Teacher, from Akron, OH. Our school has found much success with a variety of drives designed to collect goods and resources to share with those in need.
In light of the recent request by the Connecticut PTSA for one-of-a-kind snowflakes for the new Chalk Hill School (where the students from the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy will be relocated), it seems a great time for a snowflake how-to refresher. Remember, anyone can make snowflakes to donate to the school; it is not
Break out the giggles with some kid-friendly winter jokes that are sure to make your students smile.
Hanukkah begins on December 8th, 2012 and if you celebrate the holiday, Happy Hanukkah! For those teachers scrambling for some last minute lesson ideas, we have gathered some teaching resources just for you. From printables to book ideas to songs, there is something for everyone. Hanukkah Word Search Dreidel Cards – Although intended as a
Idea by Dawn, School Counselor, Baltimore MD At our school, we promote kindness toward our community all year long, not just at the holidays. Throughout the year we collect food to be donated to our local food bank. We also collect personal hygiene items and toys for homeless families and shelters in our community. In