Happy Monday! I write this from home with a bad head cold, but the show must go on! Today, I wanted to share a few environmental education ideas I've come across recently, in celebration of Earth Day coming up this month. I hope you find them useful! These were found within a guide given to … Continue reading 3 Environmental Education Ideas to Try!
Good morning! Thank you so much for reading this post today. With the Easter long weekend upon us, I wanted to share a few fun and festive ideas I've come across that you can use with your students, assuming that you work in a school that recognizes the holiday (I know every school environment has … Continue reading 3 Fun Easter Activities for the Classroom
Hello there! Today, with St. Patrick's Day quickly approaching, I wanted to share some ideas for celebrating in the classroom. Shamrock Crafts: This one is a great idea for Primary-aged children, and it's both hands-on and low prep. All you need is: Shamrock templates (provided in link below), card stock, green tissue paper (cut into … Continue reading 3 Activities for St. Patrick’s Day
Happy Monday! I hope you're having a great day so far. Today, I wanted to share some engaging Social Studies lesson and activity ideas that I've come across lately. I hope you find them inspiring! Wax Museum Research Project: This one has been all over Pinterest recently, and I personally find it brilliant. In short, … Continue reading 4 Fun Social Studies Activity Ideas
If like me, you live in an area with a colder climate, you know that the Winter Blues are a very real thing that can have very real consequences for the mood and morale of both students and teachers alike. Today, I wanted to share 3 ideas I have for breaking through this state of … Continue reading 3 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues in the Classroom
Happy Valentine's Day! I thought it would be fun to share some ideas I have for Valentine's festivities for my future students, as well as a couple of crafts/activities that I have seen being used successfully in schools already. These can be adapted for nearly every grade level, so hopefully you get some inspiration from … Continue reading Fun Valentine’s Day Activities!
Hello there! Today, I wanted to switch gears a little bit and talk about planning. More specifically, about a model for unit planning that was presented to me in my Social Studies course at Teachers' Colleges that I personally feel is a wonderful strategy. As an acronym, it can be referred to as the "KDB … Continue reading A Unit Planning Model that I Love!
As a supply teacher, I am always looking for new Daily Physical Activity (DPA) games to help keep students engaged and participating during Gym classes. The following games that I've come across recently are best suited for Primary students (Grades 1-3), but I feel they could work with Grades 4 and 5 as well. Clothes … Continue reading A Few Fun D.P.A. Activities for Young Students
Hi everyone! I hope the week is treating you well. I was not feeling very well on Monday, so this week, I will be presenting you with a post today, tomorrow, and Friday in order to make up for my lateness. But onto today's material... I wanted to discuss some ideas surrounding the use of … Continue reading Meditation in the Classroom
Hello everyone! Although we are already well into 2018, I thought it would be nice to share a few ideas that you can use in your classrooms in January to celebrate/ring in the new year with your students. Most of these can be adapted for many different grade levels, so hopefully you find something useful … Continue reading Fun New Year’s Activities for Students